Many countries, one college

At St. Petersburg College, we value the intellectual and cultural diversity international students bring to our campuses. We understand that choosing a college is a big decision and we want to help you make the right one. Currently SPC has more than 200 students from 60 different countries around the world.

As a degree-seeking student you can study in the U.S. with an F1 Visa or study online from your home country. SPC also offers a variety of programs to help you learn English. Learn more about the federal guidelines for studying in the United States as an international student.

Degree-Seeking International StudentsInternational students have two options to pursue a degree at SPC. Learn how to apply to:

Learn EnglishSPC offers a wide variety of credit and non-credit classes to learn English in Florida:

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International News

  • Just a reminder that if you are a St. Petersburg College international student on an F-1 visa, you are required to have injury/sickness insurance before you can register for classes each term.
  • There is still time to apply for the summer 2017 Study Abroad Scholarships! Take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity provided by St. Petersburg College, that allows you to enrich your college education by taking college courses in foreign countries. Engage with the country's culture, while learning in a fun, new way.
  • We are happy to congratulate Vietnam Study Abroad alum Alexis Deveaux on her winning of the SPC 2016 Great Debate Finals. The topic of the Debate for this session was on whether or not the Suppression of Free Speech on College Campuses has gone too far. She argued in favor of the limitations.