Top Santa Fe County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, serving 6,404 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Top Santa Fe County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 6401 Richards Ave
    Santa Fe NM  87508
    (505)428-1000

    6,242 students
  • 3960 San Felipe
    Santa Fe NM  87507
    (505)467-6821

    162 students
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