San Juan College

  • San Juan College is a learning college, committed to student success. At San Juan College, students are engaged in the learning process as full partners. The strength of the College lies in a multi-faceted mission, emphasizing smooth transitions to four-year institutions, career development, partnership programs with business and industry, and strong community service offerings.
School Highlights
  • San Juan College serves 8,323 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • San Juan College is the only community colleges within San Juan County, NM.
  • The nearest community college is University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus (93.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 233 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
San Juan College (NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 233 staff 72 staff
San Juan College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 8,323 has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,323 students 1,793 students
San Juan College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 30:1
San Juan College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,783 students 604 students
San Juan College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 5,540 students 1,189 students
San Juan College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
San Juan College Enrollment Breakdown NM All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
31%
10%
San Juan College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
San Juan College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
17%
44%
San Juan College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
2%
San Juan College Black (2007-2016)
% White
44%
35%
San Juan College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
San Juan College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
San Juan College Non Resident (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
4%
5%
San Juan College Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.68 0.67
San Juan College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
14%
-
San Juan College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $37,700 -
San Juan College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,504 is less than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,104 $2,084
San Juan College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,504 $4,620
San Juan College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83% 87%
San Juan College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,261 -
San Juan College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,000 -
San Juan College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 100% 30%
San Juan College Percent Admitted (2014-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • San Juan College was founded in 1956 as the Farmington Branch of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts, in accordance with statutes of the State of New Mexico. All classes were initially taught by part-time instructors during evening hours in facilities at Farmington High School. In 1958, the name was changed from Farmington Branch to San Juan Branch, NMSU. This name better indicated the area served by the branch. San Juan College celebrates diversity through special academic and cultural activities which enhance the community college experience. A wide range of educational opportunities is provided including academic transfer degrees, technical-occupational programs, general education classes, and non-credit offerings. Fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, San Juan College is a participant in the Academic Quality Improvement Project which is focused on quality principles. As the recipient of the state of New Mexico's highest quality award, San Juan College continues to emphasize improvement in all aspects of the institution. San Juan College offers a world of educational opportunities for everyone. The college is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,084 per year for in-state students and $4,620 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $22,613 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.