Santa Fe Community College

Tel: (505)428-1000
6,140 students
Public institution

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Santa Fe Community College is a learning community that helps students succeed and serves the community. As a public institution, SFCC offers a wide range of educational programs and services to meet the needs of business, government, and a diverse population. SFCC contributes to the economic, technological, and cultural development of the region by providing quality academic, career and personal-enrichment programs.
School Highlights:
Santa Fe Community College serves 6,140 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 60%.
Santa Fe Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Santa Fe County, NM.
The nearest community college is Southwestern College (Santa Fe) (3.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 183 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
Santa Fe Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 183 staff
59 staff
Santa Fe Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,140 teachers has grown by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,140 students
1,282 students
Santa Fe Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
22:1
Santa Fe Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,670 students
810 students
Santa Fe Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,470 students
1,017 students
Santa Fe Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Santa Fe Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Santa Fe Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
46%
7%
Santa Fe Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
Santa Fe Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
40%
57%
Santa Fe Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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. 0.56 0.53
Santa Fe Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,689 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,084 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,689 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,084 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Santa Fe Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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 0.63, 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.