Santa Fe University of Art and Design: Review & Facts

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Santa Fe University of Art and Design is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 545 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1859 and is one of the 6 colleges located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
At Santa Fe University of Art and Design you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Santa Fe University of Art and Design deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Film and Acting, Music, Theater and Drama, Photography, and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
55%
The student retention rate at Santa Fe University of Art and Design is low at 55% (close to New Mexico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Santa Fe University of Art and Design is low: 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Santa Fe University of Art and Design is good, 10:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,100
Average tuition cost is very high, around $27,500 a year. The additional fees at Santa Fe University of Art and Design beyond tuition are around $2,600, which makes it a total of $30,100 annually.

Read the details about Santa Fe University of Art and Design additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
According to government data, 347 applications were submitted and 347 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Santa Fe University of Art and Design in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Santa Fe University of Art and Design offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Santa Fe University of Art and Design, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Santa Fe University of Art and Design offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 900 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, about $4,900 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Santa Fe University of Art and Design seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Santa Fe University of Art and Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-7634, USA
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