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San Juan College Overview

Located in Farmington, New Mexico, San Juan College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Farmington makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is San Juan College Known For?

1,576 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at SJC is the undergraduate certificate.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 36% of the faculty were full-time.

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San Juan College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

SJC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#19 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#93 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SJC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Health/Medical Prep Programs Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#79 Best Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is San Juan College?

Location of San Juan College

Contact details for SJC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4601 College Blvd, Farmington, NM 87402-4699
Phone: 505-326-3311
Website: www.sanjuancollege.edu

How Do I Get Into SJC?

You can apply to SJC online at: https://sjc.sanjuancollege.edu/apply/

As long as you submit the requested materials to San Juan College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford San Juan College?

7% Take Out Loans
15.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At SJC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,296 a year. That adds up to $17,184 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SJC is 15.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

San Juan College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,376 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,741 undergraduate students at SJC, with 2,376 being full-time and 4,365 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  SJC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,376 full-time undergraduates at SJC, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  SJC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of San Juan College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of SJC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 460
White 701
International Students 36
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,144

Online Learning at San Juan College

1,944 Took All Classes Online
2,971 Took At Least One Class Online
3.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,971 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SJC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of SJC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at San Juan College was 3.5%. This is the #1,787 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SJC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SJC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 49%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 12%
Health Professions 41%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SJC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SJC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Precision Metal Working #2
Precision Production #3
Quality Control Technology #14
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #39
Engineering Technologies #129
Health & Medical Administrative Services #266

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

San Juan College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 2 98 459 559
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 143 3 146
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 22 32 65 119
Allied Health Professions 50 28 8 86
Nursing 0 51 0 51
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 4 45 49
Business Administration & Management 10 36 2 48
Teacher Education Grade Specific 38 10 0 48
Precision Metal Working 0 11 30 41
Social Work 0 39 0 39
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 36 2 38
General Psychology 0 38 0 38
Carpentry 0 14 21 35
Industrial Production Technology 0 23 10 33
Quality Control Technology 0 15 16 31
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 12 12 24
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 21 0 21
Cosmetology 0 3 14 17
Accounting 4 9 3 16
Design & Applied Arts 0 14 0 14
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 13 0 13
Data Processing 6 5 0 11
General Biology 0 10 0 10
Dental Support Services 0 10 0 10
General Engineering 0 9 0 9
Human Development & Family Studies 0 9 0 9
Legal Support Services 0 9 0 9
Fire Protection 0 7 1 8
Ethnic Studies 0 5 0 5
Ground Transportation 5 0 0 5
Horticulture 0 4 0 4
Computer Information Systems 0 4 0 4
General Education 0 3 0 3
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 2 1 3
Mathematics 0 3 0 3
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 3 0 3
Geography & Cartography 0 0 3 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 2 2
Special Education 0 2 0 2
General Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Writing Studies 2 0 0 2
Health & Physical Education 0 1 0 1
General Physical Sciences 0 1 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 1
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 139 740 697 1,576

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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