Santa Fe College
- Santa Fe Community College is an equal access/equal opportunity educational institution.
Santa Fe College serves 12,607 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is same as the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 12,607 students
- In-state tuition: $2,539
- Out-state tuition: $9,165
- Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
- Minority enrollment: 41%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Santa Fe College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
The teacher population of 887 teachers has grown by 122% over five years.
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The student population of Santa Fe College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Santa Fe College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $2,539 is less than the state average of $3,280. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,165 is less than the state average of $10,578. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- As you choose classes at Santa Fe, you will select from attending courses at one of seven different locations: the Northwest Campus, Blount Center, and the Kirkpatrick Criminal Justice Center in Gainesville; the Andrews Center in Starke; the Davis Center in Archer; the Watson Center in Keystone Heights; and the Open Campus on the World Wide Web. The Kirkpatrick Center is home to specialized career programs. The remaining campuses offer a full range of courses leading to varied degree or certificate programs. Many students who need financial assistance are able to obtain help through scholarships, grants, part-time work, and loans. Financial Aid Programs at SFCC include Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Florida Student Assistance Grant, Florida Bright Futures (Academic Scholars, Florida Gold Seal Vocational, and Florida Medallion), Federal Direct Student Loans and Federal Plus Loans. These Programs are financed by state and federal funds. Awards are made on an academic year basis, and the amount of assistance is determined by individual need, student eligibility, and availability of funds. Santa Fe's degree programs are divided into two paths. One path, called Arts and Sciences, leads to the Associate of Arts degree. Many students who want to transfer to a four-year college or university aim for the AA degree. The AA also is a respected, two-year liberal arts degree. The other path, called Career and Professional Studies, leads to the Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree or a certificate. Many students who want to graduate from Santa Fe with job skills aim for of these degrees or certificates. These students find advice from Santa Fe's Occupational Specialists. Santa Fe Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Santa Fe College cost?
Santa Fe College's tuition is approximately $2,539 for In-State students and $9,165 for Out-State students.
What is Santa Fe College's ranking?
Santa Fe College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Florida for: Least expensive tuition and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).
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