State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

Bradenton, FL 34207
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State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota is one of the forty public 4-year colleges in Florida. The campus is located in a suburb, in Bradenton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 10,886 students attend the school. Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,365, and fees were $709. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,467 and $2,139 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students10,886
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
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
Associate's degree 20 89
Bachelor's degree 23 139
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1963 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1970 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/2011 - 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$103/credit
In State Students$103/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 $4,635 $4,635 $17,415
ADN 70 $7,210 $7,210 $27,090
BSN 125 $12,875 $12,875 $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 State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota'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% $5,022
Other Federal Grant 10% $261
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $789
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 18% $2,957
Federal Student Loans 17% $3,702
Private Loans 1% $4,050


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$12,851
$30,001 to $48,000$17,646
$48,001 to $75,000$17,646
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
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.
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207

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