Fall Term Begins Aug. 23

(Bradenton, Fla., August 13, 2010) — Fall term classes at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) begin Monday, Aug. 23. Admission information is available on SCF's Web site at View class offerings at

Day and evening classes are held at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West; SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail; SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway East and at several off-site locations. Convenient online classes also are offered through SCF’s eCampus.

SCF offers an Associate in Arts degree and some Associate in Science degrees for students who intend to transfer to university programs or continue at SCF in select baccalaureate programs. SCF also offers more than 20 Associate in Applied Science degrees that prepare students to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation. In addition, SCF’s new Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program began Spring 2010 and more baccalaureate programs will start in 2011.

Associate degree tuition is $94.90 per hour for Florida residents and $357.90 for nonresident students. SCF’s baccalaureate level tuition is $105.22 for in-state students and $465.22 for nonresident students.

Other important deadlines:

• Friday, Aug. 20, last day for submission of residency documentation for Fall term; deadline to submit Financial Aid Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal forms

During the month of August, student services office hours at SCF Bradenton and SCF Venice are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday. For more information, visit or call 941-752-5005 in Bradenton or 941-408-1300, ext. 65005, in South Sarasota County. Other important dates can be found online at

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