Santa Fe Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,440
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,519
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
4,110
23.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
21.9%
66 Graduates

About

Santa Fe Community College is a higher education institution located in Santa Fe County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Santa Fe Community College were .

In 2019, 955 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Santa Fe Community College. 61.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (515 degrees), 1.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (292 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Fe Community College is $1,440, which is $-6,384 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Santa Fe Community College is $1,440, which is $-6,384 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,519.

In 2019, 27% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 2% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,440
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Santa Fe Community College was $1,440. The cost of tuition at Santa Fe Community College is $-6,384 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,519
2019 Value
12.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Santa Fe Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,519. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Santa Fe Community College grew by 12.3%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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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 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,194. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

27%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
2%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

27% of undergraduate students at Santa Fe Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 6.9% with respect to 2018, when 29% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Santa Fe Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
13.5%
2017 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Santa Fe Community College was 13.5%, which represents 39 out of the 288 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 has a total enrollment of 4,110 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Fe Community College is 979 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,131. This means that 23.8% 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 48.1% Hispanic or Latino, 34.6% White, 7.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.58% Asian, 1.27% Black or African American, 1.24% Two or More Races, and 0.122% 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 (34.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (25.1%) and White Female (14.8%). 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

23.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Santa Fe Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,110 students. The full-time enrollment at Santa Fe Community College is 979 and the part-time enrollment is 3,131. This means that 23.8% of students enrolled at Santa Fe Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2019 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Santa Fe Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,976
  2. White
    1,422
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    290

The enrolled student population at Santa Fe Community College is 48.1% Hispanic or Latino, 34.6% White, 7.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.58% Asian, 1.27% Black or African American, 1.24% Two or More Races, and 0.122% 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 44% White, 26.9% 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, 246 students (5.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 225 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 (515 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (292 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Santa Fe Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), and Precision Production (30 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,524,679 people), Registered nurses (1,418,227 people), Secondary school teachers (519,612 people), Education administrators (271,521 people), and Special education teachers (215,696 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (54 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (60 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 Community College are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Chief executives & legislators, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (54 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (60 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 Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,934,963 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,553,631 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (419,291 people), Outpatient care centers (268,914 people), and Offices of physicians (249,048 people).

The most specialized majors at Santa Fe Community College are Communication Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Education (178 degrees), Precision Production (30 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (54 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (60 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 Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Santa Fe Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

365
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
590
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 365 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Fe Community College, which is 0.619 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (590).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Santa Fe Community College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 2.07 times more than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 79 degrees were awarded to women at Santa Fe Community College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 9.88 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 12% 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, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Santa Fe Community College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.55% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    515 degrees awarded
  2. White
    292 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Santa Fe Community College is hispanic or latino (515 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (292 degrees).

3.77% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    325 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    190 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    171 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Santa Fe Community College is hispanic or latino female (325 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (190 degrees).

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Operations

Santa Fe Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.07M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Santa Fe Community College had a total salary expenditure of $65.8M. Santa Fe Community College employs 61 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Santa Fe Community College are Male Assistant professors (36), Female Assistant professors(25), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College are: Management, with 67 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 65 employees, and Service with 49 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.07M
2019 Endowment
2.14%
growth from 2018

Santa Fe Community College has an endowment valued at about $8.07M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Santa Fe Community College grew 2.14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.77M higher than than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.01M - Federal
  2. $1.87M - State
  3. $209k - Local

As of 2019, Santa Fe Community College received $3.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.87M from state grants and contracts, and $209k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.4M
2019 Salaries
0.211%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Santa Fe Community College paid a median of $23.4M in salaries, which represents 35.5% of their overall expenditure ($65.8M) and a 0.211% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.15% decline from 2017 and a 0.685% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.27M
Instructional Salaries
74
Number of Employees

In 2019, Santa Fe Community College paid a total of $4.27M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
61 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
67 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College were Assistant professor with 61 employees; Associate professor with 10 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College were Management with 67 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees; and Service with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Santa Fe Community College was Male Assistant professor with 36 employees, Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

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

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