Santa Fe Community College

6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe
NM, 87508-4887
Tel: (505)428-1000
4,955 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 4,955 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Santa Fe Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,955 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,955 students
1,283 students
Santa Fe Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,696 students
832 students
Santa Fe Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,259 students
1,021 students
Santa Fe Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Santa Fe Community College sch enrollment Santa Fe Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Santa Fe Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
48%
7%
Santa Fe Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Santa Fe Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
46%
66%
Santa Fe Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Santa Fe Community College sch ethnicity Santa Fe Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Santa Fe Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,689 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,084 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,689 $5,845
Santa Fe Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,084 $10,047
Santa Fe Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 $1,778 per year for in-state students and $4,391 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $6,781 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.