Southwestern College (Santa Fe)

3960 San Felipe
Santa Fe, NM 87507-0000
Tel: (505)467-6821
School Highlights
  • Southwestern College (Santa Fe) serves 162 students (64% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • Southwestern College (Santa Fe) is one of 2 community colleges within Santa Fe County, NM.
  • The nearest community college is Santa Fe Community College (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Southwestern College (Santa Fe)(NM) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff72 staff
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 162 has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 128% over five years.
Total Enrollment162 students1,793 students
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:130:1
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students103 students604 students
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students59 students1,189 students
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Enrollment Breakdown NM All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Black (2007-2012)
% White
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.67
Southwestern College (Santa Fe) Diversity Score (2007-2016)

Finances and Admission

    Median Debt for Graduates-$15,750
    Median Debt for Dropouts-$6,495
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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