Student Story

Astronaut Nicole Stott was an SPC student. Put your dreams within reach. 
Nicole Stott attended St. Petersburg College and went on to become a NASA astronaut; participating in the first International Space Station spacewalk of the STS-128 mission. Learn more about Nicole.

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Within Reach

Your education is within reach at SPC
It's never too late to come back to school. SPC puts it all within reach.  Apply to St. Petersburg College
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Degrees and certificates in more than 100 areas of study

St. Petersburg College offers many options to meet your education needs. Consider your career goals and start planning your path today:


Not just a degree

You can choose from a variety of opportunities to round out your college experience from clubs, honor societies, student government, sports, art and culture to opportunities volunteering their time and talents in our community. Learn more about student life at SPC.

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Thinking about applying to St. Petersburg College? Find out why more than 60,000 students choose SPC. Get details on enrollment events, meet our faculty and more. Take a tour.

Expert, caring faculty and academic support

At St. Petersburg College, student success is our top priority. SPC offers individualized academic support, online tools and free tutoring. Find out how easy it is for SPC students to get the academic support they need to succeed.

Paying for school

Not sure how to pay for college? Our financial aid website provides instant information on grants, loans, scholarship, student employment, deadlines, payment plans and more. SPC is convenient and affordable. Our professional staff are eager to answer any of your questions. Get financial aid information now.