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About St. Petersburg College


St. Petersburg College alumni rank 1st in the state of Florida for possessing the most valuable job skills. Founded in 1927, SPC is Florida's first two-year college and the first to offer bachelor’s degrees. We offer more than 100 degree and certificate programs, including many high-demand, high-skill industry-recognized workforce certifications and more than 20 bachelor's degrees. Our career-focused curriculum is created with input from industry experts to give graduates the skills they need to meet the needs of today’s employers. Our new Pathways Program gives students a clear roadmap to success to ensure students take the right courses - in the right sequence - to meet their goals. And with tuition at about half the cost of state universities, students at SPC spend less to earn more.

About SPC

Honors and Awards

Dr. William Law with student SPC students, alumni, faculty and staff prove what can happen when excellence is the standard.

SPC Facts and Budget

Dr. William Law with student With ten learning sites and more than 64,000 students enrolled annually, SPC serves a diverse base of students.

News and Social Media

Dr. William Law with studentPlug into what's happening at SPC.

Our History

SPC History Since 1927, SPC has enriched the lives of hundreds of thousands of students in Pinellas County.

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission Accessible, learner-centered instruction for students pursuing associate degrees, four-year degrees, and technical and continuing education.

Work for SPC

Work at SPC Make a difference. Be part of a caring community committed to student success.

St. Petersburg College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award selected bachelor's degrees in science and bachelor's degrees in applied science; associate degrees in arts, associate degrees in science, and associate degrees in applied science; as well as certificates and applied technology diplomas. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of St. Petersburg College.