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State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,971 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,365 tuition
$14,017 off campus room & board
$1,880 books and supplies
$709 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$27,503 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,467 tuition
$14,017 off campus room & board
$1,880 books and supplies
$2,139 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,025 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
76% of students receive aid
56% get federal aid ($4,705 avg)
43% get state aid ($1,483 avg)
12% get institn'l aid ($3,025 avg)
18% get loans ($4,035 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.00% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.0259% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,579 65%
Federal Grant Aid $4,705 56%
Pell Grants $4,674 56%
Other Federal Grants $233 7%
Institution Grant Aid $3,025 12%
State Grant Aid $1,483 43%
Student Loans $4,035 18%
Federal Loans $3,994 18%
Other Loans $7,000 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 1
Financial aid deadline: July 28
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 752-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $103
Out of State $387


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Kyarra from Bradenton, FL
  • I am a past student here

    Classes were very affordable and the school is accredited so you can transfer any to any accredited University when you feel ready.

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  • 4
  • Daniella from Sarasota, FL
  • I am a current student here

    I would say that, for the most part, the State college of Florida gives you exactly what you pay for. As far as community colleges go, SCF does it's best to help struggling college students get their general education completed. The school even provides free tutoring to help succeed.

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  • 5
  • Daniel from Sarasota, FL
  • I am a past student here

    Totally worth the pay especially if you seek the right teachers and focus in class your time there will be valuable and well worth it.

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  • 5
  • Student
  • I am a current student here

    The textbooks are expensive, but tuition is better and lower than most colleges around.

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  • 5
  • Emily from Sarasota, FL
  • I am a current student here

    You don't get much better. With bright futures, I would spend under $800 a semester on 15 credit hours (not including books), versus the $10k a semester I spent my fall semester at FAU. Definitely a great place to figure out what you want to do without breaking the bank!

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