Southern Technical College

Fort Myers, FL 33907
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Southern Technical College is one of the forty-two private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Florida. The campus is located in an urban area, in Fort Myers.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 887 students attend the school. Every year 46% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students887
Student to Faculty Ratio8:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 55
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 63.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
07/01/1984 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$400/credit
In State Students$400/credit
Out of State Students$400/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $18,000 $18,000 $18,000
ADN 70 $28,000 $28,000 $28,000
BSN 125 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Southern Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 73% $1,594
Other Federal Grant 10% $135
State Grant & Scholarships 44% $853
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $3,041
Federal Student Loans 95% $5,766
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,502
$30,001 to $48,000$22,300
$48,001 to $75,000$23,353
$75,001 to $110,000$23,522
Over $110,000$23,532

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.
Southern Technical College
1685 Medical Lane
Fort Myers, FL 33907

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