SCF Among Top Associate Degree Producers

(Bradenton, Fla., June 22, 2011) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota was named among the top 100 associate degree producers in the nation in two categories in a special report published in June by Community College Week magazine. SCF ranked 26th among four-year institutions in the "all disciplines" listing for awarding 1,459 degrees. Among all institutions, both two-year and four-year, SCF ranked 85th in the “all disciplines” listing and 35th in the "liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities" listing.

The national biweekly magazine for community, technical and junior colleges listed two- and four-year institutions. Results are based on data gathered by the U.S. Department of Education.

Established in 1957, SCF is the region’s first and largest public college. Nearly 38,000 students have graduated from SCF in its 54-year history.

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