Santa Fe College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,872
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,195
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.4%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
12,607
42.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
53.3%
869 Graduates

About

Santa Fe College is a higher education institution located in Alachua County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Santa Fe College were Registered Nursing (84 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (76 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (46 degrees).

In 2020, 3,365 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Santa Fe College. 55.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,974 degrees), 3.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (641 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Fe College is $1,872, which is $−9,957 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Fe College is $1,872, which is $−9,957 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,195.

In 2020, 38% of undergraduate students attending Santa Fe College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 15% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,872
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Santa Fe College was $1,872. The cost of tuition at Santa Fe College is $−9,957 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$11,195
2020 Value
4.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Santa Fe College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,195. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Santa Fe College grew by 4.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,008
Room and Board
$783
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Santa Fe College was of $10,008 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $783. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

38% of undergraduate students at Santa Fe College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 11.8% with respect to 2019, when 34% 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.
10.4%
2018 Default Rate
240
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Santa Fe College was 10.4%, which represents 240 out of the 2303 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 College has a total enrollment of 12,607 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Fe College is 5,343 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,264. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Santa Fe College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Santa Fe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.4% White, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 12% Black or African American, 4.31% Two or More Races, 3.56% Asian, 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Santa Fe College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.4%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Santa Fe College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,607 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Fe College is 5,343 and the part-time enrollment is 7,264. This means that 42.4% of students enrolled at Santa Fe College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Santa Fe College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,733
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,520
  3. Black or African American
    1,511

The enrolled student population at Santa Fe College is 53.4% White, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 12% Black or African American, 4.31% Two or More Races, 3.56% Asian, 0.167% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 577 students (4.58%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 367 more women than men received degrees from Santa Fe College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Santa Fe College is white (1,974 degrees awarded). There were 3.08 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (641 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Santa Fe College is Registered Nursing (84 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (76 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Santa Fe College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,160 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (16 degrees), and Agriculture (57 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Santa Fe College are Software developers (433,842 people), Other managers (140,894 people), Computer occupations, all other (113,429 people), Computer & information systems managers (105,540 people), and Computer programmers (105,496 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,160 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (16 degrees), Agriculture (57 degrees), Construction (56 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (255 degrees).

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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 College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,160 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (16 degrees), Agriculture (57 degrees), Construction (56 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (255 degrees).

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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 College are Computer Systems Design (495,962 people), Elementary & secondary schools (180,366 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,630 people), Construction (122,988 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (89,224 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (2,160 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (16 degrees), Agriculture (57 degrees), Construction (56 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (255 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Santa Fe College.
Most Common
  1. 84 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 76 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 46 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Santa Fe College was Registered Nursing with 84 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,499
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,866
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,499 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Fe College, which is 0.803 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,866).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 1010 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Fe College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.878 times less than the 1150 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 1150 degrees were awarded to women at Santa Fe College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.14 times more than the 1010 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Santa Fe College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.38% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,974 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    641 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    304 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Santa Fe College is white (1,974 degrees awarded). There were 3.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (641 degrees).

1.52% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,096 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    878 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    347 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Santa Fe College is white female (1,096 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (878 degrees).

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Operations

Santa Fe College has an endowment valued at nearly $33.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.54M (10.5%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Santa Fe College had a total salary expenditure of $121M. Santa Fe College employs 248 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Santa Fe College are Female No academic ranks (139), Male No academic ranks(109), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Fe College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 184 employees, Management, with 67 employees, and Service with 67 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$33.6M
2020 Endowment
13.9%
growth from 2019

Santa Fe College has an endowment valued at about $33.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Santa Fe College grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.1M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.73M - Federal
  2. $572k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Santa Fe College received $3.73M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $572k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$57.8M
2020 Salaries
4.23%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Santa Fe College paid a median of $57.8M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($121M) and a 4.23% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.7% decline from 2018 and a 8.58% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.3M
Instructional Salaries
248
Number of Employees

In 2020, Santa Fe College paid a total of $13.3M to 248 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
248 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
184 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Santa Fe College were No academic rank with 248 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Fe College were Office and Administrative Support with 184 employees; Management with 67 employees; and Service with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Santa Fe College was Female No academic rank with 139 employees, and Male No academic rank with 109 employees.

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