Santa Fe Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,470
2022 Average Net Price
$8,151
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.94%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,266
20% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
18.5%
46 Graduates

About

Santa Fe Community College is a higher education institution located in Santa Fe County, NM. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Santa Fe Community College were Registered Nursing (32 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (19 degrees).

In 2022, 681 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Santa Fe Community College. 67.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (376 degrees), 1.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (195 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Fe Community College is $1,470, which is $−6,642 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Santa Fe Community College is $1,470, which is $−6,642 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,151.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending Santa Fe Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,470
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Santa Fe Community College was $1,470. The cost of tuition at Santa Fe Community College is $−6,642 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,151
2022 Value
8.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Santa Fe Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,151. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Santa Fe Community College grew by 8.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,644
Room and Board
$1,194
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Santa Fe Community College was of $14,644 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,194. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Santa Fe Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 47.1% with respect to 2021, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.94%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Santa Fe Community College was 2.94%, which represents 4 out of the 136 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Santa Fe Community College had a total enrollment of 3,266 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Santa Fe Community College is 653 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,613. This means that 20% of students enrolled at Santa Fe Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Santa Fe Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.7% Hispanic or Latino, 30.7% White, 7.04% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.47% Asian, 1.44% Black or African American, 1.38% Two or More Races, and 0.184% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Santa Fe Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (39.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.1%) and White Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

20%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Santa Fe Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,266 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Fe Community College is 653 and the part-time enrollment is 2,613. This means that 20% of students enrolled at Santa Fe Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Santa Fe Community College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Santa Fe Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,688 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,004 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    230 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Santa Fe Community College is 51.7% Hispanic or Latino, 30.7% White, 7.04% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.47% Asian, 1.44% Black or African American, 1.38% Two or More Races, and 0.184% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 58 students (1.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 243 more women than men received degrees from Santa Fe Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Santa Fe Community College is hispanic or latino (376 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (195 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Santa Fe Community College is Registered Nursing (32 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (22 degrees) and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (19 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Santa Fe Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (135 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,632,208 people), Registered nurses (1,451,305 people), Secondary school teachers (486,347 people), Education administrators (277,712 people), and Other managers (215,201 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College in 2022 are Education (135 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Health (283 degrees), and Legal (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Education (135 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Health (283 degrees), and Legal (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,976,490 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,619,483 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (433,807 people), Outpatient care centers (294,786 people), and Offices of physicians (236,609 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Education (135 degrees awarded), Precision Production (22 degrees), Communication Technologies (5 degrees), Health (283 degrees), and Legal (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Santa Fe Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 32 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Santa Fe Community College was Registered Nursing with 32 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

219
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
462
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Fe Community College, which is 0.474 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (462).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 51 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Fe Community College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 7.29 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Fe Community College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching, which is 47 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Santa Fe Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Santa Fe Community College is Male and Asian (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    376 degrees awarded
  2. White
    195 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Santa Fe Community College is hispanic or latino (376 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (195 degrees).

1.91% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    272 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Santa Fe Community College is hispanic or latino female (272 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (109 degrees).

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Operations

Santa Fe Community College employs 52 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors and 2 Professors. Most academics at Santa Fe Community College are Male Assistant professor (27), Female Assistant professor (25), and Male Associate professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College are: Management, with 78 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 62 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.99M - Federal
  2. $2.37M - State
  3. $210k - Local

As of 2022, Santa Fe Community College received $9.99M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.37M from state grants and contracts, and $210k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$22M
2022 Salaries
4.28%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Santa Fe Community College paid a median of $22M in salaries, a 4.28% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.93M
Instructional Salaries
64
Number of Employees

In 2022, Santa Fe Community College paid a total of $3.93M to 64 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
52 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
78 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College were Assistant professor with 52 employees, Associate professor with 10 employees, and Professor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College were Management with 78 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 62 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College was Male Assistant professor with 27 employees, Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Santa Fe Community College.

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