Admissions

Become a St. Petersburg College student

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St. Petersburg College offers options to develop new job skills, advance your career or transfer to a university. The admissions process may vary according to your academic goals. View our campus hours of operation and expanded hours for our testing centers. For questions, please contact us.

undergrad admissions 

Undergraduate

The application for admission to SPC is for first time in college, transfer or transient students who wish to apply as a credit (degree or non-degree) seeking student.

SPC Returning Student 

Returning Students

If you have previously attended St. Petersburg College and are thinking of coming back as a student, we can help you with the readmission process.

Distance Learner 

Online

Once you apply to SPC, you can choose from hundreds of accredited courses through our nationally recognized, award-winning eCampus, which offers these degree and certificate programs solely online. Many of our continuing education opportunities and the University Partnership Center offer online education as well.

High School programs 

High school

We offer Pinellas County high school students many options to earn college credits while earning a high school diploma. And your $40 application fee is waived.

Veterans 

Veteran

Apply for your VA benefits to get the most out of them.

Health education programs 

Health education

Admission to our limited enrollment health programs is based on selection criteria. Our continuing education programs for health professionals are offered online and on campus.

Public Safety programs 

Public safety

Our public safety academies have additional admission requirements. Our continuing education programs for public safety professionals are offered online and in person.

Continuing Education 

Continuing education

We offer a variety of continuing education opportunities, from occupational license renewal courses to short-term skills training.

International students 

International

Our International Student Services Office can help you with your admissions steps whether you want to study in the U.S. or take online classes outside the U.S.

Lifelong Learning 

Personal enrichment

There's no need to apply to the college to take Lifelong Learning classes or enroll your kids in College for Kids.