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State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota

Bradenton, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

5840 26th St W

Bradenton, FL 34207-3522

https://www.scf.edu/

Admission Office

PO Box 1849

Bradenton, FL 34206-1849

(941) 752-5031

Fax : (941) 727-6380

admissions@scf.edu

Contact : Stacey Sharples

Director, Enrollment Services

Type of School

Medium

Public

college of nursing

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 5427

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 10,199

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,711

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 59.0%

Average financial aid package : $1,546.00

In-State Tuition : $3,074.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $12,305.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Classes offered in Bradenton, Venice, and Lakewood Ranch

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping C
Business Administration and Management, General A B C
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies A
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services C
Insurance A C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Information Technology Project Management A
Network and System Administration/Administrator A

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A B C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians A
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician A
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A
Energy Systems Technology/Technician B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) A
Health Services Administration A B
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A
Occupational Therapist Assistant A
Physical Therapy Assistant A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician A C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A C
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management B
Homeland Security B

Visual & Performing Arts
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General C
Cinematography and Film/Video Production A
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Graphic Design A
Photography A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Cross-Registration

Internships

Honors Program

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Teacher Certification

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

2275 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : performing arts center, theatre, maker commons, nature paths, food forest, medical technology simulation center

Geographic Location : 40 miles from Tampa, 20 miles from St. Petersburg.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 10,199

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,711

Degree-seeking undergrads : 8,606

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 22

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Part Time students : 60.0%

Percentage of males : 38.0%

Percentage of females : 62.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 9.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 17.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 63.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Manatees

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Minority students services

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Pre-admission summer program

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Bowling

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Weightlifting

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 3,124

Admitted : 1,901

Enrolled : 1,850

Somewhat selective 61.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Superior high school graduates, who scored a 3, 4 or 5 on the College Entrance Examination Board’s Advanced Placement Program and are admitted to SCF, may earn credit hours through the Advanced Placement Program upon presentation of test scores.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

1

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

3

Social Studies

0

2

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 1201C

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 1203C

All

Art History

3

3

ARH 2000

All

4

6

ARH 2050, 2051

All

Biology

3

4

BSC 1005C

All

4

5

BSC 2010C

All

5

10

BSC 2010C and BSC 2011C

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MAC 2311

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MAC 2311

All

4

8

MAC 2311 and MAC 2312

All

Chemistry

3

5

CHM 1025C

All

4

5

CHM 2045C

All

5

10

CHM 2045C and CHM 2046C

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

CHI 2000

All

4

6

CHI 2000 and CHI 2001

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

CPO 2002

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CGS 1075

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

CGS 1076

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 1300C

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENC 1101

All

4

6

ENC 1101 and ENC 1102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENC 1101

All

4

6

ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 or ENL 2010 or ENL 2022

All

Environmental Science

3

3

ISC 1143

All

European History

3

3

ISC 1143

All

4

6

EUH 1000 and EUH 1001

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FRE 2000

All

4

6

FRE 2000 and FRE 2001

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

GER 2000

All

4

6

GER 2000, GER 2001

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 2420

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

ITA 2000

All

4

6

ITA 2000 and ITA 2001

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

JPN 2000

All

4

6

JPN 2000 and JPN 2001

All

Latin

3

3

LNW 2321

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 2013

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 2023

All

Music Theory

3

3*

MUT 1001 (or MUT 1111 and MUT 1241)

All

Physics B

3

5

PHY 2053C

All

4

10

PHY 2053C and PHY 2054C

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

5

PHY 2054C or PHY 2054/PHY 2054L

All

4

5

PHY 2049C or PHY 2049/PHY 2049L

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

5

PHY 2053C

All

4

5

PHY 2048C

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 2012

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPN 2000

All

4

6

SPN 2000 and SPN 2001

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

SPW 2000

All

4

6

SPW 2000 and SPW 2001

All

Statistics

3

3

STA 2023

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POS 1041

All

United States History

3

3

AMH 1010

All

4

6

AMH 1010, 1020

All

World History: Modern

3

3

WOH 1022

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

College Composition

50

6

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

6

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 99.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 75.0%

% Judged to have need : 78.0%

% that were offered aid : 78.0%

% that had need fully met : 26.0%

% of need met : 59.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $1,546.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $1,699.00

Avg need-based loan : $1,723.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Andrea Lachapelle

Financial aid office phone : (941) 752-5037

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $78.84

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $307.68

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Minority Status

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$3,074.00

$3,074.00

$3,074.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$12,305.00

$12,305.00

$12,305.00

Room only:

--

$12,132.00

$3,501.00

Books and supplies:

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,687.00

$1,687.00

$1,687.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,728.00

$1,728.00

$1,728.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$7,989.00

$20,121.00

$11,490.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$17,220.00

$29,352.00

$20,721.00

Important cost information from the school: Additional fees apply for out-of-state students.

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): --

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 1,346

Transfers admitted percentage: 39.0%

Transfers admitted: 532

Transfers enrolled percentage: 38.0%

Transfers enrolled: 518

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $12,305.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $12,132.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $307.68

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser