Southern Technical College

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Southern Technical College
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Southern Technical College
Former names
  • Southern Technical Institute (2001-2003)
  • Southern Technical College (2003-present)
Motto Education for a Successful Career
Type Private
Established 2001
President Pedro De Guzman
Location Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Coordinates: 28°26′55″N 81°23′59″W / 28.448515°N 81.399679°W / 28.448515; -81.399679
Nickname Southern Tech

Southern Technical College is a private for profit technical college that provides diploma and undergraduate degree programs at both the Associate and Bachelor levels in a traditional on-campus delivery format at an average rate of approximately $15,000 per year. Florida campuses are located in nine cities around the state, the colleges offer degree and diploma programs in several career fields, including Allied Health, Business, Criminal Justice, Design, Electrical Trades, HVAC, Information Technology, Legal, Nursing, Patient Care Technician, Medical Assisting, Surgical Technician, Medical Lab Technician and Welding.


Founded in 2001, Southern Technical College is a private, accredited two-year junior college with campuses across Central Florida.


Southern Technical College has campuses in the following cities:[1]

  • Auburndale
  • Brandon
  • Fort Myers
  • Mount Dora
  • Orlando
  • Port Charlotte
  • Sanford
  • Tampa


Southern Tech is a member of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC).

STC is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education.[2]

Southern Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to offer two-year degree and diploma programs. In December 2016, the U.S. Department of Education stopped recognizing ACICS as an accreditor.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Campus locations". Southern Technical College. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  2. ^ State of Florida CIE License
  3. ^ "ACICS Loss of Accreditation Recognition". Retrieved 2017-04-10. 
  4. ^ "Education Department Establishes Enhanced Federal Aid Participation Requirements for ACICS-accredited Colleges". United States Department of Education. Press Release. Retrieved December 28, 2016.