Santa Fe College
Gainesville, FL 32606-6210

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 15,404
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 23:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Santa Fe College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Santa Fe College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,418 and in-state students paid $1,872.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$7,760
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$1,872
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$7,418
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 69% of Santa Fe College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,274 (which is 3.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Santa Fe College in 2016-2017, was 379, which is 22% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,672 (which is 11.9% below the national average.)

$4,274
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,672
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
69%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Santa Fe College has enrolled a total of 15,404 students (6,530 students full-time and 8,874 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 15,404 students, 1,435 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,086 students for distance studies.

15,404
Total Enrollment
1,435
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 57%

Hispanic: 17%

Black/African American: 15%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Santa Fe College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 42% 4,586
Health Professions And Related Programs 18% 1,915
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6% 603
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 355
Education 1% 146
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 1% 138
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 107
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 1% 72
Construction Trades 0% 51
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 0% 34

Graduation & Dropout Rates

53%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Santa Fe College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
30%
Dropout rate
13%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Santa Fe College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,100. Last year, out of the total 3,702 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,221 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,323 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,631 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,100 $33,300
Employment Rate 87% 84%
Total Graduates 3,702 4,323

Campus Location

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5.7 mile away
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35.1 mile away
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