3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 395-5000
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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.)
  • Certificate
Santa Fe College offers a wide variety of programs.
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Student Body (as of 2018)

Enrollment Status
Enrollment Status
Enrollment Type Number of Students
Full Time 7813
Part Time 15018

Part-time students outnumber full-time students (1.92:1) at Santa Fe College.

Diversity
Diversity
Ethnicity Percentage of Students
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.60
Asian 3.90
Black/African American 17.00
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 3.90
Hispanic/Latino 6.00
White/Caucasian 67.60
Other/Unknown 1.00

The most common ethnicity is White/Caucasian (67.6%) followed by Black/African American (17%.)

Gender
Gender
Gender Percentage of Students
Female 55.20
Male 44.80

At 55.2%, female students outnumber male students by a significant margin. Percentages are based on "as reported" values.

Additional Information

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.

Enrollment Stats
Total Students: 22,831
Undergraduate Students: 22,831
Graduate Students: 0
Average Student Age: 25
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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.
12
Credit Hours
for Full-Time
$107
In-State Tuition
per Credit Hour
$383
Out-Of-State Tuition
per Credit Hour
Yes
Bright Futures
Scholarships
Additional Information

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.

Scholarships

10 SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  1. Enroll at Santa Fe. Student must have a SF ID number before application is processed.
  2. Alachua and Bradford county resident (unless otherwise stated on scholarship announcements)
  3. High school diploma or GED
  4. High school or post-secondary GPA 2.0 (unless otherwise stated on the scholarship announcements)
  5. Plan to enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours per term)
  6. A 100 word essay describing career goals and benefits of receiving a scholarship.
  7. Scholarships are non-transferable.
  8. Students can receive only one scholarship award per academic year.
  9. Scholarships are applied to the academic year awarded.
  10. Thank you note must be received before award is posted to the student's college account.
Estimated Full-Time Costs
Estimated Full-Time Costs
Category Cost
Full-Time Tuition 3844.00
Books and Supplies 783.00
Housing Costs 0.00

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.

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Admissions (as of 2018)

100%
Freshman Applicants
Accepted
$0
Student
Application Fee
$0
Required
Tuition Deposit
2.00
Average GPA
for Merit Scholarship
Admissions Policy
Santa Fe College follows an Open Admissions policy. Test scores and/or GPA are not factors in the admissions decision. A high school diploma or GED certificate is required.
Admission Notification Plan
Students receive notifications from the college using eSantaFe notifications.
Additional Information

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.

Additional Deadlines Information

A list of critical dates is available online at:

http://www.sfcollege.edu/records/

* Note: Santa Fe College follows a Rolling Admissions policy.
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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.
Enrollment Procedures
Distance Learning Fees

Santa Fe's Distance Learning Fee is $10 per credit hour.

Additional Information

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 offers a wide variety of programs. Explore Programs
Distance Learning Courses

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.

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Campuses

Main Campus
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL  32606
USA
(352) 395-5000
Website
Andrews Center - Starke
209 W. Call Street
Starke, FL  32091
USA
(352) 395-5850
Website
Charles Blount Downtown Center
401 N.W. 6th Street
Gainesville, FL  32601
USA
(352) 395-5645
Website
Davis Center - Archer
17500 SW Archer Road
Archer, FL  32618
USA
(352) 395-5254
Website
George G. Kirkpatrick, Jr. Criminal
3737 N.E. 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL  32609
USA
(352) 334-0300
Website
Northwest
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL  32606
USA
(352) 395-5000
Website
Perry Center - Alachua
14180 NW 119th Terrace
Alachua, FL  32615
USA
(352) 381-3750
Website
SF Online
3000 NW 83rd St
Gainesville, FL  32606
(352) 395-7375
Website
Watson Center - Keystone Heights
4150 State Road 21
Keystone Heights, FL  32656
USA
(352) 395-5821
Website
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Programs

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Campus Life (as of 2018)

Activities
Greek Academic Organizations
Greek Fraternities
Greek Sororities
Social Fraternities
Social Sororities
Academic Honor Societies
Professional Associations
Marching Band
Special Interest Clubs / Organizations
Symphony Orchestra
Student Government Association
Theater
On-Campus Housing Options
Co-Ed
Female Only
Male Only
Santa Fe College does not offer on-campus housing.
On-Campus Services
Fitness Services
Child Care Services
Medical Services
Santa Fe College offers Fitness, Child Care, and Medical services.
Additional Information

Student Life supports SF Student Government, Events, Athletics and special interest clubs for our students to participate in each term. 

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Sports

Intercollegiate Sports
Sport Men's Team Women's Team
Scholarships Available
Baseball
Basketball
Softball
Volleyball
Intramural Sports
Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Flag Football, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting
Additional Information

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. 

Team Identity
“Saints”
Memberships
Santa Fe College competes as part of the following organizations:
  • NJCAA-Div I
  • Mid-FL Conference
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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.
Admissions/Re-Admissions Instructions
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.
Financial Aid
Returning students must complete the FAFSA to begin the process of applying for Financial Aid.
Additional Information
Using FLVC, students can access their own student records and apply to Santa Fe College as a transient student if their home institution is a participating state college or university. In addition, the following services are available through FLVC: Viewing students’ SF transcript Viewing students’ SF degree audit or running a degree audit for another institution Accessing links to student services, library services, and other services provided by FLVC If you are a student and have previously used eSantaFe, the same User ID and password that you used to access eSantaFe is used to access the Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) Website. Instructions for logging in to FLVC with your user ID and password are provided on the bottom of the FLVC login page.
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Contact Directory

Admission

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-7322

Athletics

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-5536

Career Center / Services

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-4121

Disability/Special Needs

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-4400

Distance Learning

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-7375

Fees & Payments

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-5000

Financial Aid

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-5480

Honors Program Admission Info

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-4141

Library Services

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-5406

Orientation

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-7322

Registration

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-5514

Student Services

General Contact Information
 (352) 395-5068