St Petersburg College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,428

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,077

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.1%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

29,548

29.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

28.6%

678 Graduates

About

St Petersburg College is a higher education institution located in Pinellas County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at St Petersburg College were Registered Nursing (274 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (129 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (124 degrees).

In 2017, 7,359 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Petersburg College. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (5,008 degrees), 6.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (808 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Petersburg College is $2,428, which is $-10,462 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Petersburg College is $2,428, which is $-10,462 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,077.

In 2017, 50% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,428

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at St Petersburg College was $2,428. The cost of tuition at St Petersburg College is $-10,462 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$7,077

2017 Value

0.169%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 St Petersburg College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,077. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of St Petersburg College grew by 0.169%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,527

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Petersburg College was of $9,527 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 1.36% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

30%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

50% of undergraduate students at St Petersburg College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.85% with respect to 2016, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.1%

2016 Default Rate

199

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at St Petersburg College was 3.1%, which represents 199 out of the 6429 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

St Petersburg College has a total enrollment of 29,548 students. The full-time enrollment at St Petersburg College is 8,663 students and the part-time enrollment is 20,885. This means that 29.3% of students enrolled at St Petersburg College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Petersburg College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.5% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.2% Black or African American, 3.79% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.325% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at St Petersburg College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.6%), followed by White Male (28.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Petersburg College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,548 students. The full-time enrollment at St Petersburg College is 8,663 and the part-time enrollment is 20,885. This means that 29.3% of students enrolled at St Petersburg College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at St Petersburg College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), St Petersburg College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    18,456

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4,155

  3. Black or African American

    3,904

The enrolled student population at St Petersburg College is 62.5% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.2% Black or African American, 3.79% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.325% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 576 students (1.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1281 more women than men received degrees from St Petersburg College. The majority of degree recipients at St Petersburg College are white (5,008 degrees awarded). There were 6.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (808 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Petersburg College is Registered Nursing (274 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (129 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (124 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at St Petersburg College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,783 degrees awarded), Protective Services (486 degrees), and Communication Technologies (46 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Software developers (418,390 people), Other managers (150,206 people), Computer occupations, all other (130,799 people), Police officers (127,875 people), and Computer programmers (111,864 people).

The most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,783 degrees awarded), Protective Services (486 degrees), Communication Technologies (46 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (517 degrees), and Legal (85 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,783 degrees awarded), Protective Services (486 degrees), Communication Technologies (46 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (517 degrees), and Legal (85 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Computer Systems Design (488,180 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (321,341 people), Elementary & secondary schools (209,916 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (128,989 people), and Insurance carriers (98,393 people).

The most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,783 degrees awarded), Protective Services (486 degrees), Communication Technologies (46 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (517 degrees), and Legal (85 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by St Petersburg College.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Petersburg College was Registered Nursing with 274 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,039

  2. 4,320

In 2017, 3,039 degrees were awarded to men at St Petersburg College, which is 0.703 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,320).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 1536 degrees were awarded to men at St Petersburg College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.684 times less than the 2247 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 2247 degrees were awarded to women at St Petersburg College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.46 times more than the 1536 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Petersburg College is Female and Asian (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.98% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,008 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    808 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    763 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Petersburg College is white (5,008 degrees awarded). There were 6.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (808 degrees).

2.68% of degree recipients (197 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,902 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,106 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    506 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at St Petersburg College is white female (2,902 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,106 degrees).

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Operations

St Petersburg College has an endowment valued at nearly $26.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $135k (0.502%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, St Petersburg College had a total salary expenditure of $214M. St Petersburg College employs 367 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at St Petersburg College are Female No academic ranks (209), Male No academic ranks(158), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Petersburg College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 309 employees, Service, with 148 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 125 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.9M

2017 Endowment

1.03%

growth from 2016

St Petersburg College has an endowment valued at about $26.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of St Petersburg College grew 1.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $286k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $1.4M - Local

As of 2017, St Petersburg College received $286k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $1.4M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$98.8M

2017 Salaries

3.3%

decline from 2016

In 2017, St Petersburg College paid a median of $98.8M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($214M) and a 3.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.44% growth from 2015 and a 3.54% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26.4M

Instructional Salaries

367

Number of Employees

In 2017, St Petersburg College paid a total of $26.4M to 367 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

367 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

309 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Petersburg College were No academic rank with 367 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Petersburg College were Office and Administrative Support with 309 employees; Service with 148 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 125 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Petersburg College was Female No academic rank with 209 employees, Male No academic rank with 158 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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