Registration for Fall 2021 SCF Classes Now Open

(Bradenton, Fla., April 6, 2021)Registration is open for new and returning students for Fall 2021 at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), starting Monday, April 12. Financial aid, flexible scheduling, academic advising and career coaching are available to help students become workforce ready or pursue their degrees. Registration is available at or through the SCF Mobile app for existing students and for new students. Fall 2021 classes will begin Monday, Aug. 16, at SCF Bradenton, SCF Lakewood Ranch, SCF Venice and online.

SCF’s two-year and four-year degrees and certificate programs are designed to meet the workforce needs of Manatee and Sarasota counties. Credits earned for an associate in arts degree at SCF are transferable to any university in Florida.

SCF offers many scheduling and course delivery options, which allow students to study at their own pace without compromising their work or family obligations. Options include:

  • The expanded online learning platform, Go Live with SCF Online, provides live instruction via video conferences enabling students to experience face-to-face learning from convenient locations.
  • Weekend College, for students with weekday obligations, offers classes on Friday evenings and Saturdays.
  • Flex Start courses, with staggered start dates, include one 12-week session, two eight-week sessions and three five-week sessions.

Tuition at SCF is already less than half the cost compared to many state universities in Florida. However, SCF also provides several ways to help pay for college through scholarships, financial aid, grants and payment plans.

For more information to register or to apply, call 941-752-5050, text 941-304-5443, visit for existing students or for new students.

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