From the beginning, St. Petersburg College has been a leader. It was Florida’s first two-year college (founded in 1927) as well as the state’s first community college to offer bachelor's degrees (2002). Today, SPC is one of 14 State Colleges, and served as a model for incorporating bachelor's degree programs into traditional two-year institutions.Dr. William Law with student SPC students, alumni, faculty and staff prove what can happen when excellence is the standard. With ten learning sites and more than 64,000 students enrolled annually, SPC serves a diverse base of students. Since 1927, SPC has enriched the lives of hundreds of thousands of students in Pinellas County. Accessible, learner-centered instruction for students pursuing associate degrees, four-year degrees, and technical and continuing education. Make a difference. Be part of a caring community committed to student success.