Santa Fe Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

6401 Richards Avenue

Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887

(505) 428-1278

Fax: (505) 428-1468

Contact: Amy Tilley

Director of Admissions
Main Address

6401 Richards Avenue

Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887

(505) 428-1000

Total undergrads: 5,252

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 304

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,069


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Selective admissions to nursing program.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts Management A
Design/Visual Communications A,C
Fashion Design C
Interior Design A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Restaurant/Food Services Management C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C


Education – General A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A,C
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A,C
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise science A
Health/Physical Fitness A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

Woodworking C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Santa Fe Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (505) 428-1000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87508-4887
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,110
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,750 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,115
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,605
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,816

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Santa Fe Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Santa Fe Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Architecture and Related Services 21
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 21
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 52
Construction Trades 3
Education 62
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 95
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22
Health Professions and Related Programs 118
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 32
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 22
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 22
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1318
Grand total 7867

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Santa Fe Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,115
Out-of-state $4,605
Books and supplies $1,194

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 227 87%
Grant or scholarship aid 226 87% $4,816
Student loan aid 5 2% $5,654

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,128 27% $5,268
Federal student loans 76 2% $5,886

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Santa Fe Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Santa Fe Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Santa Fe Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,110
Undergraduate enrollment 4,110
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Santa Fe Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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