Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL, USA
3.13 Average Rating

Santa Fe College is a 2-year community college in north central Florida and a member of the Florida College System. Santa Fe offers nine bachelor’s degrees and is also home to over 100 associate degree-granting programs. In addition to classroom space, the campus hosts to the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo which houses over 200 animals. Once every year, Santa Fe holds the Spring Arts Festival, the largest cultural gathering in the county.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
93%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
14,588
Total Number of Undergrads
14,588
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,130
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$2,563
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$9,189
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,008
Books and Supplies
$783

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
30%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,755
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
30%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,663
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$4,818

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
22%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,847
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$6,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$114
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
74
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Saints
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Gainesville
Jacksonville
Orlando
Tampa
Miami
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.13 Average Rating
Santa Fe is just what you expect college to be. It is fun, classes are entertaining and people are interesting.
Juan from Gainesville, FL
Everyone is very friendly and helpful in answering all of my questions when I toured the college. The Northwest Campus is beautiful and it feels like you're walking in a park between the buildings. I love going here.
Blake from Hobe Sound, FL
santa fe college is a fantastic institution with wonderful faculty to help you on your academic endeavours. they have a fabulous honors program and many scholarship opportunities. i highly recommend!
Erica from Gainesville, FL
They have great technical and professional degrees. Their teachers are some of the best in their fields and with day and night classes, I can choose classes around my schedule.
Debra from Dunnellon, FL
I absolutely love Santa Fe. It's such a small college with a big college attitude. Everyone is very friendly and always open to lend a hand. It's a great place to start as a freshman
Arelis from Apopka, FL

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