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Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

3000 NW 83rd St

Gainesville, FL 32606-6210

www.sfcollege.edu

Admission Office

3000 NW 83rd Street, R-01

Gainesville, FL 32606-6210

(352) 395-7322

Fax : (352) 395-7300

admissions@sfcollege.edu

Contact : Quinten Eyman

Admissions Coordinator

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 5653

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 14,588

In-State Tuition : $3,053.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $11,337.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Branch campuses located in Gainesville, Starke, Archer, Keystone Heights, and Alachua.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 28

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Jun 30

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 15

College will notify student : Aug 1

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 67.0%
Education : 33.0%

Associates
Liberal Arts : 84.0%
Health Professions : 10.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies C
Management Information Systems, General C
Office Management and Supervision A C
Small Business Administration/Management A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A
Information Technology B C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager A
Carpentry/Carpenter C
Electrician C
Plumbing Technology/Plumber C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A B

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician A
Biomedical Technology/Technician A
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist A
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist B
Dental Assisting/Assistant C
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician A
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A C
Health/Health Care Administration/Management B
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist A
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Polysomnography C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A B
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist A
Surgical Technology/Technologist C

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician C

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder C

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician A

Security & Protective Services
Corrections C
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A
Criminal Justice/Police Science C
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew A
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations A

Visual & Performing Arts
Cinematography and Film/Video Production B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

9 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : teaching zoo, planetarium, rock cycle garden, laboratory pre-school, fine arts hall

Geographic Location : 80 miles from Jacksonville, 110 miles from Orlando.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 14,588

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 12,925

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 25

Full time students average age : 21

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 15.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 18.0%

White : 55.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 3.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Students expected to abide by student conduct code.

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Saints

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Club

Intercollegiate

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Legal services

Minority students services

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Women's services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Archery

Men's Club

Women's Club

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Club

Women's Club

Fencing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Football

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Club

Women's Club

Tennis

Men's Club

Women's Club

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Club

Other Sports : disc golf, yoga, running, fitness center


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Separate application and requirements for nursing, interactive media production, law enforcement and correctional officer, paramedic and EMT, surgical technology, diagnostic medical sonography, computed tomography, dental assisting, certified nursing assistant, home health aide and patient care assisting programs.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: SF cooperates fully with accredited high schools and colleges in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board. Credit is given for examinations where a score of three or better has been earned. Credit is awarded as listed on the chart found at http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5421/urlt/0078391-acc-cbe.pdf. For more information, pleasecontact the Office of the Registrar at 352 395 5450.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

2

0

History

0

0

Math

4

0

Social Studies

3

0

Visual/Performing Arts

0

0

English

4

0

Science

3

0

Science Lab

2

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

--

ART 1201C

All

3-D Art and Design

3

--

ART 1203C

All

Art History

3

--

ARH 1000

All

4

--

ARH1000 & ARH2050 or ARH2051

All

Biology

3

--

BSC2005 & BSC2005L

All

4

--

BSC2010 & BSC2010L

All

5

--

BSC2010 & BSC2010L and BSC2011 & BSC2011L

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MAC 2311

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MAC 2311

All

4

8

MAC 2311 & MAC 2312

All

Chemistry

3

--

CHM 1020/L

All

4

--

CHM 2045/L or CHM 2046/L

All

5

--

CHM 2045/L & CHM 2046/L

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

--

CHN 2230

All

4

--

CHN2230 & CHN2231

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

--

CPO 2001

All

Computer Science A

3

--

CGS 1075

All

Computer Science Principles

3

--

COP2000

All

Drawing

3

--

ART 1300C

All

English Language and Composition

3

--

ENC 1101

All

4

--

ENC1101 & ENC1102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

--

ENC 1101

All

4

--

ENC1101 & either ENC1102 or LIT2005

All

Environmental Science

3

--

EVR 1001

All

European History

3

--

EUH 2009

All

4

--

EUH 2000 & EUH 2001

All

French Language and Culture

3

--

FRE 1120

All

4

--

FRE 1120 & FRE 1121

All

German Language and Culture

3

--

GER 2200

All

4

--

GER 2200 & GER 2240

All

Human Geography

3

--

GEO 2420

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

--

ITA 1120

All

4

--

ITA 1120 & ITA 1121

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

--

JPN 2230

All

4

--

JPN 2230 & JPN 2231

All

Latin

3

--

LNW 2321

All

Macroeconomics

3

--

ECO 2013

All

Microeconomics

3

--

ECO 2023

All

Music Aural Subscore

3

--

--

All

Music Non-Aural Subscore

3

--

--

All

Music Theory

3

--

MUT1001

All

4

--

MUT1001, if composite score is 3 or higher. MUT1121 if both aural & non-aural are 3 or higher

All

Physics 1

3

--

PHY2053/L

All

Physics 2

3

--

PHY2054/L

All

Physics B

3

--

PHY 2053/L

All

4

--

PHY2053/L & PHY2054/L

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

--

PHY 2054/L

All

4

--

PHY 2049/L

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

--

PHY 2053/L

All

4

--

PHY 2048/L

All

Psychology

3

--

PSY 2012

All

Research

3

--

--

All

Seminar

3

--

IDS 1350

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

--

SPN 1120

All

4

8

SPN 1120 & SPN 1121

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

--

SPW 0301

All

4

--

SPW 0301 & SPW 3100

All

Statistics

3

--

STA 2023

All

United States Government and Politics

3

--

POS 2041

All

United States History

3

--

AMH 2000

All

4

--

AMH 2010 & AMH 2020

All

World History: Modern

3

--

WHO 2022

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

3

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

6

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

6

College Mathematics

50

3

English Literature

50

3

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

4

French II

62

8

German I

50

4

German II

63

8

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

4

Spanish II

63

8

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 15

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Jun 30

Financial Aid Notification Date : Aug 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Kamia Mwango

Financial aid office phone : (352) 395-5480

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$3,053.00

$3,053.00

$3,053.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$11,337.00

$11,337.00

$11,337.00

Room only:

--

$1,440.00

--

Books and supplies:

$783.00

$783.00

$783.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,214.00

$2,214.00

$3,032.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,737.00

$2,889.00

$1,064.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$7,787.00

$10,379.00

$7,932.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$16,071.00

$18,663.00

$16,216.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Softball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

ACT, SAT, or PERT/CPT required. Transfer applicants under suspension must see Dean of Academic Affairs.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $11,337.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $1,440.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 32

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

International Student Adviser