St. Petersburg is a public college located in Largo, Florida in the Tampa Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,936 undergraduate students. The St. Petersburg acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business Administration and Management. Graduating 28% of students, St. Petersburg alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,000.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.282 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.264 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.264 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities3,783 Graduates
Business Administration and Management373 Graduates
Network, Database, and System Administration234 Graduates
Medical Records Technician154 Graduates
Veterinary Technician and Assistant135 Graduates
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic)131 Graduates
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology120 Graduates
Computer Programming101 Graduates
Computer and Information Systems Security97 Graduates
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St. Petersburg College Reviews
St. Petersburg College is ranked in the top 10 institutions for associate degrees awarded. They have maintained incredibly affordable tuitions in the face of years of climbing attendance costs at other schools. Academically, the SPC offers high-quality instruction in a variety of degrees in healthcare, arts, sciences, mathematics and liberal arts, among others. Smaller class sizes offer students personalized attention and more opportunity for collaboration with other students. Professors are competent and accessible and do their best to equip students for success. Eleven campuses, situated around the city and the county, provide geographically convenient and academically diverse learning venues. Campuses also offer well-stocked libraries, learning commons with public computers and tutoring centers to help students succeed. For many in the Tampa Bay area, St. Petersburg College puts highly marketable professional and foundational degrees within reach for countless local students.
I appreciate the smaller class sizes which allows students to have a more personal connection with teachers, more so when the classes are difficult. The campuses are relatively easy to navigate and the atmosphere is friendly and light. The campuses offer free math, science, and writing tutoring which is a huge plus. However, this year the Tarpon campus did not have the necessary tutors in the math department to help students. Other than the small hiccup, I would easily recommend this school to another prospective student!
People are friendly and events are lots of fun. Cost is half of what most schools charge per class which is excellent. The school has an awesome library, with computer labs, quiet places to study. I haven't needed much tutoring, but when I did go they were very helpful, and to know that it is free and available is greatly appreciated! Overall, the school is very good. I have had nothing less than good experiences with students, teachers, and staff.