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Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd Street Building-R Room-109
Gainesville, Florida
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Main Phone Number: 352-395-5000
Fax: 352-395-4484
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Santa Fe College

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Santa Fe College, based in Gainesville, is one of the premier public colleges in the United States. A member of the Florida College System, a statewide system of 28 public colleges, Santa Fe was chartered by the State of Florida in 1965.

Santa Fe:

  • Ranks first in Florida among public colleges in graduation rate and in the Top 10 nationally in the number of associate degrees awarded in liberal arts.
  • Enrolls nearly 24,000 degree-seeking students annually from Florida, across the United States, and 54 countries. More than 40 percent of students come from outside the two-county district.
  • Enrolls an additional 9,000 students annually in enrichment, continuing education or workforce training programs.
  • Is easily accessible, with eight convenient and attractive campus locations throughout the region as well as OnLine.
  • Provides a rich college experience for students, with more than 60 clubs and organizations, a strong student government, study abroad programs, an honors program, intramural sports and a fitness center.
  • Competes for league championships in four sports - baseball, softball and men's and women's basketball.
  • Features small classes taught by exceptional, dedicated, and credentialed faculty.
  • Is the home for the 10-acre Santa Fe Teaching Zoo, one of only two in the nation, and the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium, the only planetarium in north central Florida.

Program of Study

Leading programs at Santa Fe include Health Sciences (Nursing, Respiratory Care, Cardiovascular Technology, Medical Imaging, etc.), Biotechnology and Clinical Laboratory Science, Business Administration, Digital Media, Zoo Technology and Health Services Administration. Santa Fe also offers bachelors programs in clinical laboratory science, health services administration (on-line), nursing and early childhood education.

In 2011, nearly 2,000 people were enrolled in SF's corporate training and workforce development programs. At the CIED (Center for Innovation and Economic Development), SF provides a wide range of incubator services to entrepreneurs and start-up companies.

  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Summer 2013
    • Tuition: 4,529
    • Room and Board: 3,902
    • Estimated Additional Expenses: 2,079
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 25,179
    • First Years: 13,550
  • Application Requirements

    • Fall Application Deadline: 2013-05-01
    • Spring Application Deadline: 2013-10-01
    • Application Website:
    • Tests Required for International Students: TOEFL
    • Other Tests Accepted: SAT and ACT
  • College Information

  • Attributes

    • Setting: Suburban
    • City Size: Medium
    • Type of School: College
    • Public/Private: Public
    • Gender: Co-ed
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: International Student Advisor
    • Programs Offered: Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree
  • Admissions Office

    • 3000 NW 83rd St.
    • Building-R Room-109
    • Gainesville, FL 32606
    • 352-395-5889
    • Admissions Contact Name: Christine Frank

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