Fall Term Begins Today

(Bradenton, Fla., August 24, 2009) - Fall term classes at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) begin today. Admission information is available on SCF's Web site at View class offerings at

The last day to add/drop classes that began the week of Aug. 24-29 and receive a refund is Saturday, Aug. 29. 

Programs are offered leading to two-year associate in arts, associate in applied science and associate in science degrees, and one-year certificates. Provisional applications are also being accepted for SCF's new Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree scheduled to begin in January 2010. 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; online; and at several off-site locations.

Regular student services office hours at SCF Bradenton and SCF Venice are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday. Associate degree tuition is $87.88 per hour for Florida residents and $331.40 for nonresident students. SCF's baccalaureate level tuition is $97.45 for in-state students and $367.45 for nonresident students. For more information, call (941) 752-5005 in Bradenton or (941) 408-1300 ext. 65005 in South Sarasota County.

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