Santa Fe College Overview
Santa Fe College is a public institution located in Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
What Is Santa Fe College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Santa Fe College is the bachelor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 33% of the faculty were full-time.
Santa Fe College Rankings
According to our 2021 analysis, Santa Fe College is ranked #269 out of 2,320 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 126 colleges in Florida, it is ranked at #4.
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.
Santa Fe College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Santa Fe College.
Where Is Santa Fe College?
Contact details for Santa Fe College are given below.
|Address:||3000 Northwest 83Rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606-6210|
How Do I Get Into Santa Fe College?
You can apply to Santa Fe College online at: https://ss2.sfcollege.edu/sr/AdmissionApplication/#/#top
Can I Afford Santa Fe College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Santa Fe College, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $2,155 a year. That adds up to $8,620 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Santa Fe College is 7.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Santa Fe College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 6,035 full-time undergraduates at Santa Fe College, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Santa Fe College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||619|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,205|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Santa Fe College. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 59 countries are represented at Santa Fe College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Venezuela, Bolivia, and China.
Online Learning at Santa Fe College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Santa Fe College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 12th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Santa Fe College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Santa Fe College was 1.1%. This is the #1,954 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Santa Fe College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Santa Fe College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Santa Fe College 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 Santa Fe College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
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%.
Santa Fe College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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