Sarasota County Technical Institute

Overview of Sarasota County Technical Institute

Sarasota, FL is home to Sarasota County Technical Institute. Sarasota is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Sarasota County Technical Institute go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school can choose among many degree programs. Students commonly pursue studies in nursing and emergency medicine, security and law enforcement.

Sarasota County Technical Institute Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

Sarasota County Technical Institute has 652 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of SCTI is to contribute to the life-long learning needs of the entire Sarasota County community by providing state-of-the-art, high quality, market and workforce-driven technical education and training."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Sarasota County Technical Institute

Sarasota County Technical Institute
4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota , FL 34233-1798
General Phone: (941) 924-1365

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Sarasota County Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine237EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Security and Law Enforcement82corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Beauty and Cosmetology43cosmetology, manicurist, personal grooming
Medical Support and Technology42surgical tech, phlebotomy
Mechanics and Repair28computer repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, marine mechanic
Business and Management18accounting technology, call center operation
Medical Administration15medical billing, medical secretary
Family and Social Work14child care management
Computer Science and Engineering13web design, computer support
Cooking and Culinary Arts10chef training
Law9legal secretary, court reporting
Media9desktop publishing and imaging
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5dietitian assistant
Engineering Technician5architectural drafting
Office and Administration2administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Sarasota County Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years26116
Award of less than 1 academic year24112
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years303

Sarasota County Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sarasota County Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 652 students (863 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 8%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 12%
20-21 15%
22-24 15%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 13%
50-64 8%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Sarasota County Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 47 %

Sarasota County Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sarasota, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Sarasota County Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Sarasota County Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 560700)

Sarasota County Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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Sarasota County Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Sarasota County Technical Institute Apart:

Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 6%Sarasota County Technical Institute Number of students
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Sarasota County Technical Institute % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%Sarasota County Technical Institute Number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Sarasota County Technical Institute % students 40 years or older
Male % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Sarasota County Technical Institute Male % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Sarasota County Technical Institute % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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