Santa Fe Community College

Tel: (505)428-1000
6,242 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Santa Fe Community College serves 6,242 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
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 207% over five years.
College Santa Fe Community College (NM) 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
72 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,242 has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,242 students 1,793 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
# Full-Time Students 1,364 students
604 students
# Part-Time Students 4,878 students
1,189 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.63 0.67

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,689 is more than the state average of $1,632. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,084 is less than the state average of $4,104. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,689 $1,632
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,084 $4,104
Source: 2014 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Southwestern College (Santa Fe)
    Private not-for-profit
    162 students | 3.80 Mi3960 San Felipe
    Santa Fe NM  87507
  • 848 students | 26.50 Mi4000 University Dr
    Los Alamos NM  87544
  • 1,371 students | 27.80 Mi921 Paseo de Onate
    Espanola NM  87532
  • 1,440 students | 42.70 Mi336 Luna Drive
    Las Vegas NM  87701
  • 892 students | 48.20 Mi4400 Cutler Avenue NE
    Albuquerque NM  87110
Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,632 per year for in-state students and $4,104 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 0.67, which is equal to the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.