SCF Among Top 100 Degree Producers

(Bradenton, Fla. June 29, 2009) - State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (formerly Manatee Community College) was named among the top 100 associate degree producers in the nation in three categories in a special report published in June by Community College Week magazine. SCF ranked 91st in the "all disciplines" listing for awarding 1,304 degrees and 36th in "liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities" listing. SCF ranked 44th for awarding 156 associate degrees in nursing.

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.             

Enrollment has grown by double digits for the past year with 2009 summer enrollment increasing by 15 percent over summer 2008. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from SCF in its 52-year history.


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