Fall Term Began Aug. 22

(Bradenton, Fla., August 22, 2011) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) enrollment will remain open for flexible schedule credit classes that start later than the Fall term, which began Aug. 22. Admission information is available on SCF's Web site at Schedules can be viewed at

SCF offers associate degrees that prepare students to transfer to university programs, enter a professional career, or continue at SCF in select baccalaureate programs. SCF currently offers six baccalaureate programs with more being developed. Visit for more information.

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, including a complete Associate in Arts degree, also are offered through SCF’s eCampus. More information is available at

Tuition rates at SCF are well below university tuition, and financial aid is available for qualified students. SCF associate degree tuition is $102.48 per hour for Florida residents and $386.52 for nonresident students. SCF’s baccalaureate level tuition is $113.64 for in-state students and $443.64 for nonresident students.

Other important deadlines:

• Saturday, Aug. 27: For fall term classes beginning Aug. 22-27, the last day for students to add/drop classes (online until 11:59 p.m.) with a refund. No refunds after Aug. 27.

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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