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C+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A
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. Graduating 28% of students, St. Petersburg alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,000.
About St. Petersburg College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
6021 142nd Ave N
Clearwater, FL 33760
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St. Petersburg College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$7,089/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,085/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,704/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,961/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,325/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,836/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.282 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.264 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.264 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,936Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
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  • Diverse
    67%
  • Nerdy
    17%
  • Stressed
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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St. Petersburg College Reviews

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For me, this school has provided me with the best possible college experience that I could ask for! The college gives its students a plethora of opportunities to receive tutoring and mentoring every semester in both specific subjects (like statistics and chemistry) and in assisting students to with their chosen academic field of study. Furthermore, the college hosts a significant number of career and academic events that help students gain more knowledge and understanding of what to expect after they have finished college and enter the workforce. However, the most notable characteristics of this institution for me is both the proficiency of its professors in teaching their specialized subjects and the college's striving to create a community amongst its students.
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I attend the Seminole branch and I just love it here. The professors so far have all been pretty great, the buildings and equipment are all fairly new. There are LOTS of computers in every classroom and in the "commons" - study area, like a library, as well as computers and iPads available in the cafe for students to use. There is free, walk-in tutoring all day, every day but Sunday! The campus is small enough to be able to walk to all of the buildings easily and surrounded by acreage to give it a peaceful setting.
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.