St Petersburg Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

St. Petersburg Colleges and Schools

Colleges in St Petersburg, Florida

There are at least 6 colleges in St Petersburg, listed and described below. These schools represent 5,557 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 9,963 full-time students, and a reported 1,474 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Eckerd College and Pinellas Technical Education Center.

We also provide an extensive list of Florida Colleges.

Featured Colleges in the St Petersburg Area (QuickSchools™)

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The Art Institutes system of schools

Tampa, FL

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Diploma

Keiser University Campus

Clearwater, FL; Tampa, FL; New Port Richey, 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

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

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

Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Casselberry, FL

Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Argosy University

Tampa, 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: Business, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Ultimate Medical Academy

Clearwater, FL

Get personalized attention at UMA.

One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services—they’re all included in Ultimate Medical Academy’s competitively priced tuition.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Colleges in St Petersburg with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Eckerd College
4200 54th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33711-4700

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, environmental studies, child psychology, marine biology, international business, media studies, political science, American studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 2,544 students, 2,515 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,474 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 510-615. Math: 510-610.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Galen School of Nursing-Tampa Bay
9549 Koger Blvd Ste 100
Saint Petersburg, FL 33702

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 330 students, 525 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

St Petersburg Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Loraines Academy
1012 58th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

  • Programs: cosmetology, facial treatment, massage therapy, manicurist, special ed
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 231 students, 5,129 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Pinellas Technical Education Center
901 34th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33711-2209

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: child care provider, family and consumer science, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, truck and bus driver, electrician, electromechanical instrument tech, plant nursery
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 2,374 students, 1,755 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

St. Petersburg Theological Seminary
10830 Navajo Dr
Saint Petersburg, FL 33708-3116

  • Programs: theology, religious education, ministry
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 78 students, 39 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling.
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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
Bradenton Colleges 4 49,504 11,438  
Clearwater Colleges 7 108,787 27,472 600
Largo Colleges 2 69,371 73  
Palm Harbor Colleges 1 59,248 545  
Pinellas Park Colleges 3 45,658 119  
Tampa Colleges 25 303,447 75,548 7,898

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