Southwestern College (Santa Fe)

Tel: (505)467-6821
164 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) serves 164 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 67%.
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) is one of 2 community colleges within Santa Fe County, NM.
The nearest community college is Santa Fe Community College (3.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 11 staff
59 staff
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 164 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
164 students
1,282 students
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
22:1
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
84 students
810 students
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 80 students
1,017 students
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
12%
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Black (2006-2013)
% White
73%
57%
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
3%
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Unknown (2006-2013)
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) 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. 0.25 0.53
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.