Santa Fe Community College

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5,475 students
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School Highlights:
Santa Fe Community College serves 5,475 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
Santa Fe Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Santa Fe County, NM.
The nearest community college is Southwestern College (Santa Fe) (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 424 teachers has grown by 259% over five years.
College Santa Fe Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 424 staff
61 staff
Santa Fe Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,475 has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,475 students 1,296 students
Santa Fe Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
Santa Fe Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,608 students
814 students
Santa Fe Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,867 students
1,040 students
Santa Fe Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Santa Fe Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
1%
Santa Fe Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Santa Fe Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
48%
21%
Santa Fe Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
Santa Fe Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
38%
51%
Santa Fe Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Santa Fe Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Santa Fe Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Santa Fe Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.62 0.68
Santa Fe Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,854 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,249 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,854 $5,660
Santa Fe Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,249 $10,250
Santa Fe Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Santa Fe Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Established in 1983, Santa Fe Community College has grown rapidly, both in enrollment and campus expansion. Today, the college serves more than 8,000 students in any given semester in its credit, noncredit and adult basic education programs. SFCC's campus is situated on 366 acres off Richards Avenue, south of Rodeo Road. Construction has been guided by a long-range campus development plan, which has enabled the college to create a first-class, state-of-the-art learning environment with modern classrooms, technologically smart labs and other specialized spaces, including centers for fitness education, the arts, early childhood development and instructional technology. SFCC is currently accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States.

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Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,171 per year for in-state students and $4,838 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,125 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Mexico community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.