St Petersburg College

Clearwater, FL 33760
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St Petersburg College is one of the forty public 4-year colleges in Florida. The campus is located in an urban area, in Clearwater.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 29,548 students attend the school. Every year 29% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

SPC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,428, and fees were $924. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,717 and $1,890 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students29,548
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 0
Associate's degree 50 205
Bachelor's degree 38 236
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1931 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1970 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
02/01/2004 - 06/30/2009
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2007 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates --

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$112/credit
In State Students$112/credit
Out of State Students$387/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 $5,040 $5,040 $17,415
ADN 70 $7,840 $7,840 $27,090
BSN 125 $14,000 $14,000 $48,375
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, 72% of St Petersburg 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 53% $4,294
Other Federal Grant 10% $224
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $1,646
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 19% $2,050
Federal Student Loans 26% $5,434
Private Loans -- $3,663


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$6,186
$30,001 to $48,000$6,940
$48,001 to $75,000$8,667
$75,001 to $110,000$11,125
Over $110,000$11,809

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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.
St Petersburg College
6021 142nd Ave N
Clearwater, FL 33760

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