St Petersburg College Computer Science Programs
St Petersburg College is a public institution located in Clearwater, Florida. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
St Petersburg College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
SPC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SPC.
Where Is St Petersburg College?
Contact details for SPC are given below.
|Address:||6021 142Nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33760-2822|
How Do I Get Into SPC?
You can apply to SPC online at: myguestoci.spcollege.edu/psp/ps/APPLICATIONCENTER/GUEST/h/?tab=APPS
Can I Afford St Petersburg College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At SPC, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $5,400 a year. That adds up to $21,600 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SPC is 3.0%. 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
Of the 8,841 full-time undergraduates at SPC, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of St Petersburg College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||963|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,407|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SPC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of SPC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St Petersburg College was 1.2%. This is the #1,489 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SPC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SPC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|App Specific Computer Programming||39%|
|Computer Information Systems||32%|
|Computer Software & Applications||28%|
|Information Technology Management||2%|
|Web & Multimedia Design||28%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SPC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SPC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Information Technology Management||#12|
|App Specific Computer Programming||#19|
|Network & System Administration/Administrator||#25|
|Web & Multimedia Design||#43|
|General Computer Programming||#52|
|Computer Software & Applications||#62|
|Computer & IS Security||#64|
|Computer Information Systems||#169|
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%.
St Petersburg College Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||Bachelor’s||TOTAL|
|Information Technology Management||0||0||0||124||124|
|Computer & IS Security||81||28||0||0||109|
|Network & System Administration/Administrator||59||26||0||0||85|
|General Computer Programming||40||42||0||0||82|
|Web & Multimedia Design||0||39||0||0||39|
|App Specific Computer Programming||0||0||36||0||36|
|Information Technology Project Management||0||3||0||0||3|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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