Santa Fe College: Review & Facts

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Santa Fe College is a large two-year, public school with 15,365 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1966 and is one of the 6 schools located in Gainesville, Florida.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Santa Fe College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, or bachelor's degree.

Santa Fe College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
Santa Fe College student retention rate is fair at 70% (close to Florida average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Santa Fe College is below average - 57%. Nearly 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Santa Fe College is quite disappointing -- 36:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,100
Average tuition price is low - $7,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Santa Fe College beyond tuition are roughly $1,700; this totals $9,100 annually.

Read the details about Santa Fe College 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Santa Fe College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (352) 395-5000 or check Santa Fe College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Santa Fe College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Santa Fe College, 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Santa Fe College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Santa Fe College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Santa Fe College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Santa Fe College Location and Maps



Post Address: Santa Fe College, 3000 Northwest 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606-6210, USA
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