Santa Fe College

Overview of Santa Fe College

Santa Fe College can be found in Gainesville, FL (a medium-sized suburb). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Santa Fe College.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in liberal arts.

Santa Fe College Selectivity

Santa Fe College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 14,824 students were enrolled in Santa Fe College.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Santa Fe College

Santa Fe College
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville , FL 32606
General Phone: (352) 395-5000

Santa Fe College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts2,199liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine359EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology180dental assistant, dental hygienist, cardiovascular tech, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech
Security and Law Enforcement80corrections, criminal justice and administration, forensic science, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Animal Science and Care73various animal sciences courses
Engineering Technician71biomedical tech, plastics engineering tech, automotive tech, construction engineering tech, computer systems tech
Business and Management63business management, accounting and related services, entrepreneurship, management information systems
Computer Science and Engineering57systems analyst, computer services management
Medical Administration32medical records tech
Photography and Commercial Art32commercial art
Office and Administration25executive secretary
Mechanics and Repair21HVAC, automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work18child care provider
Construction Trades15carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Science and Laboratory Technician10biology tech
Law7legal assistant
Production Trades5welding

Number of programs and degrees for Santa Fe College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2,71925
Award of less than 1 academic year30613
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years19710
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years255

Santa Fe College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Santa Fe College had a total enrollment of 14,824 students (11,759 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 14%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 31%
20-21 26%
22-24 15%
25-29 11%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Santa Fe College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 54 %

Santa Fe College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Gainesville, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Santa Fe College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,818
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,768
Books and supplies $ 700

Financial Aid:
Santa Fe College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 151900)

Santa Fe College Faculty

Santa Fe College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1228

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year3$59,4915$49,367
All faculty totalcalendar year3$59,4915$49,367

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year98$47,463138$45,369
All faculty totalacademic year98$47,463138$45,369

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Santa Fe College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01919

Santa Fe College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, Other

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Forensic Science and Technology

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Santa Fe College Highlights

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What Sets Santa Fe College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Number of students
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Santa Fe College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Santa Fe College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Santa Fe College Number of degree programs
Male % of student body
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%Santa Fe College Male % of student body
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Santa Fe College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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