Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) is a public, two-year community college located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The college offers 65 degree and certificate programs and caters to the academic, career and personal-enrichment needs of local residents, businesses, government and public service organizations. The school enrolls more than 14,500 students, individual credit and non-credit per year. More than 315 full-time and approximately 400 part-time employees work at SFCC.
In addition to degree programs for students who plan to transfer to four-year institutions, SFCC also offers training in a variety of occupational specialties including culinary arts, paralegal studies and graphic design as well as a number of career-oriented programs in fields like nursing, emergency medical technician response and environmental technologies. SFCC also houses regionally recognized programs in fine woodworking, media arts, fine arts and film.
The college has partnerships with the University of New Mexico and New Mexico Highlands University, which offer bachelors and master’s degree programs on the SFCC campus. These programs include education, business, fine arts, counseling and public administration.
The campus sits on 366 acres of high desert land off Richards Avenue, south of Rodeo Road, about 12 miles southwest of downtown Santa Fe. The SFCC District is identical to the Santa Fe Public School District and includes the outlying areas of Glorieta, Madrid, Cerrillos, Lamy, La Cienega, Galisteo and Tesuque. It covers most of Santa Fe County, which has a population of nearly 143,000 residents.