At a Glance
Santa Fe College offers more than 90 Certificate and Associate's Degree programs, 8 Bachelor's Degree programs, and sends more transfer students to UF than any other college. SF's graduation rate ranks first among Florida public colleges, and SF has been awarded the prestigious Aspen award for being NUMBER 1 in the nation!
Santa Fe College (SF) is a Public institution located in the North region of Florida. SF has Regional Accreditation .
The main campus in Gainesville, FL has a City feeling.
Santa Fe College offers programs that lead to the following types of degrees:
- Associate (2 yr.)
- Bachelor's (4 yr.)
Student Body (as of 2018)
|Enrollment Type||Number of Students|
Part-time students outnumber full-time students (1.92:1) at Santa Fe College.
|Ethnicity||Percentage of Students|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||0.60|
The most common ethnicity is White/Caucasian (67.6%) followed by Black/African American (17%.)
|Gender||Percentage of Students|
At 55.2%, female students outnumber male students by a significant margin. Percentages are based on "as reported" values.
Study at a college where international education and diversity are valued and celebrated. One hundred one (101) countries all around the world are represented by our international population of students. The current total student population is 22,831.
|Average Student Age:||25|
Costs and Financial Aid (as of 2018)
All services provided by the Office of Financial Aid are available to all currently enrolled students, including those students whom are only enrolled in online classes.
per Credit Hour
per Credit Hour
Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. This financial assistance helps cover educational expenses and related costs. There are several types of financial aid, including grants and scholarships, work study and loans.
10 SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS
- Enroll at Santa Fe. Student must have a SF ID number before application is processed.
- Alachua and Bradford county resident (unless otherwise stated on scholarship announcements)
- High school diploma or GED
- High school or post-secondary GPA 2.0 (unless otherwise stated on the scholarship announcements)
- Plan to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours per term)
- A 100 word essay describing career goals and benefits of receiving a scholarship.
- Scholarships are non-transferable.
- Students can receive only one scholarship award per academic year.
- Scholarships are applied to the academic year awarded.
- Thank you note must be received before award is posted to the student's college account.
|Books and Supplies||783.00|
The total estimated full time costs of $4,627.00 consists of $3,844.00 for Tuition, $783.00 for Books and Supplies, and $0.00 for Housing.
Admissions (as of 2018)
for Merit Scholarship
A list of critical dates is available online at:
Distance Learning (as of 2018)
SF offers over 300 online course sections each term. Students can register for online courses in eSantaFe by choosing "Online" under the campus listing.
Santa Fe's Distance Learning Fee is $10 per credit hour.
Santa Fe College offers numerous certificate and associate's degree programs, eight bachelor's degree programs, and sends more transfer students to UF than any other college. SF's graduation rate ranks first among Florida public colleges, and SF is in the Top 10 nationally for the number of A.A degrees awarded.
Santa Fe College publishes Distance Learning courses on the FloridaShines Course Catalog. Students enrolled in other Florida public institutions can start registration as transient students directly from the catalog.Explore Courses
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Campus Life (as of 2018)
|Greek Academic Organizations|
|Academic Honor Societies|
|Special Interest Clubs / Organizations|
|Student Government Association|
Student Life supports SF Student Government, Events, Athletics and special interest clubs for our students to participate in each term.
|Sport||Men's Team||Women's Team|
The Santa Fe College Athletics Department is one of the premier Junior College programs in the State. Our five sports have combined for two State titles and 11 Mid-Florida Conference titles the last five years.
Returning Students (as of 2018)
Students returning to SF after missing one fall or spring term will need to complete the "readmit" application on eSantaFe.