St Petersburg College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,943
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,702
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.31%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
26,430
30.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
32.7%
694 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 (219 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (181 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (143 degrees).

In 2020, 6,630 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Petersburg College. 59.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,366 degrees), 4.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (915 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Petersburg College is $1,943, which is $−9,886 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Petersburg College is $1,943, which is $−9,886 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,702.

In 2020, 50% of undergraduate students attending St Petersburg College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,943
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at St Petersburg College was $1,943. The cost of tuition at St Petersburg College is $−9,886 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$2,702
2020 Value
18.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 St Petersburg College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,702. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of St Petersburg College grew by 18.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,716
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Petersburg College was of $9,716 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.39% between 2019 and 2020. 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%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
23%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

50% of undergraduate students at St Petersburg College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.17% with respect to 2019, when 48% 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.
9.31%
2018 Default Rate
518
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at St Petersburg College was 9.31%, which represents 518 out of the 5563 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 26,430 students. The full-time enrollment at St Petersburg College is 8,152 students and the part-time enrollment is 18,278. This means that 30.8% of students enrolled at St Petersburg College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Petersburg College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.8% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.7% Black or African American, 4.15% Asian, 3.93% Two or More Races, 0.272% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.257% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Petersburg College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.5%), followed by White Male (25.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Petersburg College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26,430 students. The full-time enrollment at St Petersburg College is 8,152 and the part-time enrollment is 18,278. This means that 30.8% of students enrolled at St Petersburg College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% 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 (66%), 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
    15,814
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,289
  3. Black or African American
    3,347

The enrolled student population at St Petersburg College is 59.8% White, 16.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.7% Black or African American, 4.15% Asian, 3.93% Two or More Races, 0.272% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.257% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 523 students (1.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1308 more women than men received degrees from St Petersburg College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at St Petersburg College is white (4,366 degrees awarded). There were 4.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (915 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Petersburg College is Registered Nursing (219 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (181 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (143 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 (3,098 degrees awarded), Protective Services (403 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (592 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 (440,076 people), Other managers (171,352 people), Police officers (133,259 people), Computer occupations, all other (119,390 people), and Computer & information systems managers (108,062 people).

The most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,098 degrees awarded), Protective Services (403 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (592 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (47 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, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,098 degrees awarded), Protective Services (403 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (592 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (47 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 (516,253 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (327,133 people), Elementary & secondary schools (221,232 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (142,499 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (103,824 people).

The most specialized majors at St Petersburg College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (3,098 degrees awarded), Protective Services (403 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (592 degrees), Communication Technologies (24 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (47 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.
Most Common
  1. 219 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 181 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 143 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Petersburg College was Registered Nursing with 219 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,661
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,969
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,661 degrees were awarded to men at St Petersburg College, which is 0.67 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,969).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 1190 degrees were awarded to men at St Petersburg College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.624 times less than the 1908 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 1908 degrees were awarded to women at St Petersburg College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.6 times more than the 1190 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (63.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Petersburg College is Male and Asian (63.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.16% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,366 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    915 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    663 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Petersburg College is white (4,366 degrees awarded). There were 4.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (915 degrees).

2.05% of degree recipients (136 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,517 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,849 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    561 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at St Petersburg College is white female (2,517 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,849 degrees).

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Operations

St Petersburg College has an endowment valued at nearly $31.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $839k (2.64%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, St Petersburg College had a total salary expenditure of $215M. St Petersburg College employs 329 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at St Petersburg College are Female No academic ranks (191), Male No academic ranks(138), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Petersburg College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 276 employees, Service, with 130 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 124 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$31.8M
2020 Endowment
6.18%
growth from 2019

St Petersburg College has an endowment valued at about $31.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of St Petersburg College grew 6.18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20.3M 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. $503k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $1.53M - Local

As of 2020, St Petersburg College received $503k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $1.53M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$90.4M
2020 Salaries
0.271%
decline from 2019

In 2020, St Petersburg College paid a median of $90.4M in salaries, which represents 42% of their overall expenditure ($215M) and a 0.271% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.04% decline from 2018 and a 5.34% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.6M
Instructional Salaries
329
Number of Employees

In 2020, St Petersburg College paid a total of $22.6M to 329 employees working as instructors, which represents 25% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
329 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
276 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Petersburg College were No academic rank with 329 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Petersburg College were Office and Administrative Support with 276 employees; Service with 130 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 124 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Petersburg College was Female No academic rank with 191 employees, and Male No academic rank with 138 employees.

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