College Deliberately: St Petersburg College

St Petersburg College is a very large, public, four-year College that emphasizes career, religion and culture located in the city of Clearwater, FL. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

St Petersburg College

place 6021 142nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33760-2822
phone Phone: (727) 341-4772
web Web: http://www.spcollege.edu/
  • St Petersburg College is also known as:
    St Petersburg College, SPC, Saint Petersburg College, St. Petersburg College


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St. Petersburg College Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1931-07-01 2028-06-13
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Student Centeredness

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Students with disabilities:
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St Petersburg College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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Created: 08/31/2011
Welcome to South Petersburg College. This is the official Sub Reddit page of our college. We welcome all of our perspective, current and alumni students. Please feel free to ask questions as our community will be glad to help you on all your questions pertaining to scheduling, academia, stands and graduation requirements. Go Sharks!
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Created: 09/03/2012
This is a subreddit for Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. This subreddit is not endorsed or affiliated with Eckerd College in any official capacity.
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Created: 11/09/2017
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/r/Florida_Politics is a subreddit devoted to all things political in Florida. State governments don’t get the same level of coverage as Washington, DC, but the effect that they have can often be much greater.
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