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 Santa Fe College

Santa Fe College - Gainesville, FL

3000 Northwest 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606-6210

General information:(352)395-5000
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Bachelor's degree
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Midsize
Campus housing:No
Student population:15,493( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:27 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Large
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $2,031 $2,167 $2,457 -12%
Out-of-state $7,620 $8,169 $9,057 -10%
Books and supplies $700 $700 $700 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,288 $7,552 $6,712 11%
Other $3,904 $3,856 $4,096 -6%
Off Campus with Family
Other $5,824 $3,856 $4,936 -22%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,731 $2,867 $3,157 -33%
Off Campus $13,923 $14,275 $13,965 8%
Off Campus with Family $8,555 $6,723 $8,093 -25%
On Campus $8,320 $8,869 $9,757 -11%
Off Campus $19,512 $20,277 $20,565 0%
Off Campus with Family $14,144 $12,725 $14,693 -14%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $1,840
In-state fees $617
Out-of-state tuition $7,362
Out-of-state fees $1,695
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,172 84% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,105 79% $4,678,170 $4,234
Federal grants 917 66% $2,735,360 $2,983
Pell grants 528 38% $2,436,944 $4,615
Other federal grants 389 28% $298,416 $767
State/local government grant or scholarships 882 63% $1,662,543 $1,885
Institutional grants or scholarships 72 5% $280,267 $3,893
Student loan aid 337 24% $1,880,114 $5,579
Federal student loans 337 24% $1,880,114 $5,579
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 7,197 46% $17,440,539 $2,423
Pell grants 5,215 33% $10,982,218 $2,106
Federal student loans 3,734 24% $11,998,517 $3,213


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $8,376 $9,188 $7,554
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,105 $8,720 $8,320
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,191 $9,297 $8,854
$48,001 - $75,000 $9,924 $10,997 $10,390
$75,001 - $110,000 $10,600 $11,770 $11,392
$110,001 and more $10,869 $11,961 $11,286

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 15,493
Undergraduate enrollment 15,493
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,543
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 31 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IMenWomen
Baseball 24-
Basketball 1515
Softball -22


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges07/01/1968 Accredited


American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

05/12/1972 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

05/05/1977 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

09/01/1970 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

12/02/1975 - 06/13/2011Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

01/01/1987 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs

12/01/1996 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations21 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 001
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 423
Motor vehicle theft 001
Arson 100
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate15%
Number in default295
Number in repayment1,959

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00151900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Bachelor's degree Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Animal Sciences, Other30----
Category total30----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business Administration and Management, General723---
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-8---
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary213---
Management Information Systems and Services, Other17----
Management Information Systems, General-9---
Category total2653---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst-18---
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other16017--
Category total161817--
Construction Trades Colleges
Plumbing Technology/Plumber----2
Category total----20
Education Colleges
Early Childhood Education and Teaching---0-
Education, Other-33---
Category total-33-0-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician9----
Biomedical Technology/Technician20----
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology-21---
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician14----
Category total4321---
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care Provider/Assistant7-0--
Category total7-0--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist37----
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist---0-
Dental Assisting/Assistant--20--
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist20----
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician--11--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1510319--
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician13820--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0--18-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--23--
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist280---
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist15----
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide-69---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse135----
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist21----
Surgical Technology/Technologist--12--
Category total28418010518-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration5----
Criminal Justice/Police Science-109---
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician1----
Category total6123---
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal9----
Category total9----
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2094----
Category total2094----
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician----9
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/--29-5
Category total--29-14
Precision Production Colleges
Welding Technology/Welder--16--
Category total--16--
Science Technologies Technicians Colleges
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician10----
Category total10----
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew0----
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations0----
Category total0----
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Cinematography and Film/Video Production44----
Commercial and Advertising Art016---
Category total4416---
Grand total25694441671834