Manatee County College

Find Manatee County Florida colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


Florida College-Natural Health 616 67th Street Circle East Bradenton FL 34208 941-744-1244


GUTI The Premier Beauty & Wellness Academy 4212 Cortez Road West Bradenton FL 34210 941-761-4400

ITT Technical Institute-Bradenton 8039 Cooper Creek Boulevard Bradenton FL 34201 941-309-9200

Manatee Technical Institute 6305 East State Road 70 Bradenton FL 34203

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What is a College?

Colleges and universities provide post-secondary and higher education degree programs, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications. Some colleges focus on liberal arts, while others focus on the sciences or vocational trades. Colleges and universities provide communities with a variety of jobs, from administrative and educational positions to custodial, food service and security positions.

As well as education, colleges provide entertainment venues for sporting events, fine arts shows, and performing arts. They help students with enrollment, college applications, and financial aid. They also provide alumni services, career placement services, financial aid in the form of work study, housing so students can live on campus. Most also offer medical services, and some also provide transportation. Some four-year colleges and universities are as large as small cities.