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St Petersburg College Overview

St Petersburg College is a public institution located in St. Petersburg, Florida. The location of SPC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is St Petersburg College Known For?

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  • The 3% student loan default rate at SPC is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at SPC.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 25% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is St Petersburg College?


Contact details for SPC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 244 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: 727-341-4772

How Do I Get Into SPC?

You can apply to SPC online at:

St Petersburg College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford St Petersburg College?

19% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At SPC, approximately 19% of students took out student loans averaging $5,566 a year. That adds up to $22,264 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SPC is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

St Petersburg College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,226 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,543 undergraduate students at SPC, with 7,226 being full-time and 17,317 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 7,226 full-time undergraduates at SPC, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of St Petersburg College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 370
Black or African American 728
Hispanic or Latino 1,239
White 4,233
International Students 132
Other Races/Ethnicities 524

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at St Petersburg College. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 66 countries are represented at SPC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Brazil, and Venezuela.

Online Learning at St Petersburg College

13,254 Took All Classes Online
18,654 Took At Least One Class Online
23.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 18,654 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SPC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 3rd most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of SPC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St Petersburg College was 23.7%. This is the #675 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at SPC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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