Southern Technical College

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School Overview

Southern Technical College is a private, four-year higher education institution based in Fort Myers, with campuses in Ft. Myers, Tampa and Port Charlotte, Florida. Southern Technical College also offers students the option of earning their degree online. Campus-based programs are offered in Allied Health Professions, Business, Design, Education, Information Technology, Nursing and Legal Studies. Online programs are offered in various Allied Health Professions, Legal Studies and Business. Southern Technical College offers career placement assistance, career counseling and financial assistance for qualifying students. Southern Technical College is not regionally accredited. It is however nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

General Information

1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1108

Main Number:(239) 939-4766
Web Address:www.swfc.edu
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, 4-year or higher
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Campus setting:City: Small
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:3,390 (3,390 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:22 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $9,710 $10,800 $11,340 $11,880 +4.76%
Books and Supplies $1,089 $1,110 $1,110 $1,110 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $10,799 $11,910 $12,450 $12,990 +4.34%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 258 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 203 72% $738,606 $3,638
• Federal grants 177 63% $559,157 $3,159
• Pell grants 177 63% $546,902 $3,090
• Other federal grants 90 32% $12,255 $136
Local and state government scholarships or grants 143 51% $92,053 $644
Institutional scholarships or grants 43 15% $87,396 $2,032
Student loan financial aid 252 90% $2,059,280 $8,172
• Federal student loans 252 90% $2,044,289 $8,112
• Other student loans 3 1% $14,991 $4,997

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 33 401 150
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 15 67
Accounting 10
Business Administration and Management, General 15
Hotel/motel Administration/management 2
Marketing/marketing Management, General 55
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 21
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 10
Prepress/desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 30
Computer Programming/programmer, General 7
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 15
Information Technology 2
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 6
Education 1 36
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1 36
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General 15
Computer Engineering Technology/technician 1
Drafting and Design Technology/technician, General 14
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 122 122
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 29
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 4 6
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 9
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 94
Medical/clinical Assistant 49 22
Surgical Technology/technologist 31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 11 47 24
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 11 47 24
Legal Studies, General 13
Legal Assistant/paralegal 13
Visual and Performing Arts 6 50 4
Graphic Design 26
Interior Design 6 24 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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Southern Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(239) 939-4766
Website:www.southerntech.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:
Address:1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33907-1108
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,015
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:746 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$14,940
Out-of-state Tuition:$14,940
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,891

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southern Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southern Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education11
Health Professions and Related Programs261
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total2138

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Southern Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Health Professions and Related Programs111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total133

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southern Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,940
Out-of-state$14,940
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid71100%
Grant or scholarship aid71100%$3,891
Student loan aid4462%$8,426

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid86484%$2,023
Federal student loans96194%$3,595

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southern Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southern Technical College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southern Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,015
Undergraduate enrollment1,015
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southern Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
    • Medical Assistant Education (MAAB) - Private schools and programs
    • Surgical Technology (STAB) - Schools and Programs for the surgical technician
    • Surgical Technology (STAB) - Schools and Programs for the surgical technician
    • Medical Assistant Education (MAAB) - Private schools and programs
    • Surgical Technology (STAB) - Schools and Programs for the surgical technician
    • Medical Assistant Education (MAAB) - Private schools and programs
    • Surgical Technology (STAB) - Schools and Programs for the surgical technician
    • Surgical Technology (STAB) - Schools and Programs for the surgical technician

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