New Student Registration for Fall 2022 SCF Classes Opens April 11

Bradenton, Fla. Mar. 22, 2022

(Bradenton, Fla., March 22, 2022) — Fall 2022 registration opens Monday, April 11, for all new and returning students at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). Financial aid, flexible scheduling, and college and career success coaching are available to help students become workforce ready or prepare to pursue advanced degrees. Registration is available at or through the SCF Mobile app for existing students and at for new students. Fall 2022 classes will begin Monday, Aug. 15, 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:

  • Go Live with SCF Online, providing live instruction via video conferences enabling students to experience face-to-face learning from convenient locations.
  • Weekend College, for students with weekday obligations, offering classes on Friday evenings and Saturdays.
  • Flex Start courses, with staggered start dates, including 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, and 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, or visit for existing students or for new students.