Bradenton Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Bradenton Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Bradenton, Florida

There are at least 4 colleges in Bradenton, listed and described below. These schools represent 11,438 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 8,861 full-time students.

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Keiser University Campus

Sarasota, FL; Clearwater, FL

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

  • Program Categories: Education and Teaching, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Liberal Arts
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate

Keiser Univ. Center for Culinary Arts

Sarasota, FL

Your Culinary Career Starts Here

  • Program Categories:
  • Degrees: Associate

National Aviation Academy

Clearwater, FL

National Aviation Academy is a nationally recognized Aviation Maintenance training school, headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. Our programs prepare students for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate

Argosy University

Sarasota, FL

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Cortiva Institute

Pinellas Park, FL

Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy's innovative program will help you learn the art of massage therapy and introduce you to a range of career opportunities.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate

Everest University

Tampa, FL

Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
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Bradenton Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Bradenton Beauty and Barber Academy
5505 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34209

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, barber, aesthetician and skin care, personal grooming, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 162 students, 182 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Manatee Community College
5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, registered nursing, commercial art, occupational therapist assistant, business management, radiation therapist, legal assistant, physical therapist assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 9,869 students, 7,475 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Manatee Technical Institute
5603 34th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34210-5603

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: EMT ambulance attendant, nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse, fire-fighting, criminal justice and administration, EMT paramedic, child care management, cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 1,407 students, 1,204 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Pinellas Park Colleges 3 45,658 119  
Sarasota Colleges 10 52,715 2,802 1,330
St. Petersburg Colleges 5 248,232 5,557 1,474

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