Santa Fe Community College

School Highlights

Santa Fe Community College serves 4,110 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 72%.

Top Rankings

Santa Fe Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New Mexico for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 467 teachers has grown by 238% over five years.
Santa Fe Community College(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty467 staff137 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Santa Fe Community College has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Santa Fe Community College diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,110 students1,649 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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# Full-Time Students979 students460 students
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# Part-Time Students3,131 students1,189 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
10%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
48%
50%
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% Black
1%
3%
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% White
35%
28%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.66
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College Completion Rate
22%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,400$34,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,854 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,249 is less than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,854$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,249$4,620
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,871$16,082
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,357$6,500
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Santa Fe Community College is Southwestern College (3.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Southwestern College
    Private not-for-profit
    174 students | 3.70 Mi3960 San Felipe Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 467-6806
    3.70174
  • 912 students | 26.40 Mi4000 University Dr
    Los Alamos, NM 87544
    (505) 662-5919
    26.40912
  • 1,119 students | 27.90 Mi921 Paseo de Onate
    Espanola, NM 87532
    (505) 747-2100
    27.901,119
  • 1,043 students | 41.60 Mi336 Luna Drive
    Las Vegas, NM 87701
    (505) 454-2500
    41.601,043
  • 708 students | 48.20 Mi4400 Cutler Avenue NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505) 881-1234
    48.20708
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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 score of 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.