Santa Fe Community College: Review & Facts

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Santa Fe Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,880 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1983 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
94
Fair
At Santa Fe Community College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Santa Fe Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 94 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is important 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 usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Santa Fe Community College is low at 57% (below New Mexico average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Santa Fe Community College is very low - 16%. About 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Santa Fe Community College is pretty decent: 14:1. Learn more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,300
Low
Average tuition charges are very low, about $3,100 annually. The additional fees at Santa Fe Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $200, which makes it a total of $3,300 a year.

Read the details about Santa Fe Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept 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) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Santa Fe Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (505) 428-1000 or check Santa Fe Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Santa Fe Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Santa Fe Community 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
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Santa Fe Community College.

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

Santa Fe Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-4887, USA
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