Tuition and Fees for Credit Enrollment

For important dates and deadlines, go to the Registration and Payment Deadlines page.

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Spring 2017 Tuition Rates Per Credit Hour

In-State & In-District Resident $47.00 (Rates apply to those who have established New Mexico residency for tuition purposes* and reside within the college’s taxing district**)
In-State & Out-of-District Resident $59.00 (Rates apply to those who have established New Mexico residency for tuition purposes* and reside outside the college’s taxing district**)
Out-of-State Resident $113.00  (Rates apply to those who are taking more than six credits per semester and have not established New Mexico residency for tuition purposes.* If you are an out-of-state resident taking six or fewer credits per semester, your tuition is based on in-state, out-of-district residency.)

Senior Citizens

$5 per credit hour up to six credits

Rates apply to those who are 65 or older and have established New Mexico Residency  for tuition purposes.* and are enrolled for six or fewer credits per semester. Applies on a space -available basis. If you are taking more than six credits per semester, state law requires that you be charged the applicable full rate for all classes.

Armed Forces

Members of the U.S. Armed Forces, their spouses, dependent children and members of the armed forces of a foreign country assigned to active duty in New Mexico may qualify for in-state rates. For information, call the Welcome and Advising Center at 505-428-1270.

Required Fees

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Service fee
$6.00 per credit hour

Student Government Association (SGA) fee
$1.50 per credit hour

Technology fee
$2.00 per credit hour

Course/Program Fees

Online Teaching and Learning (Distance Education) fee
$25 per credit/$75 maximum per online course

Laboratory, Program and Supply fees 
for designated courses and as noted in the class listing

Other Fees

  • Payment plan set-up fee (nonrefundable): $15
  • Dishonored check/charge fee: $20
  • Facility fee: $75
  • Fitness center pass: one visit $8,  monthly pass $50
  • Fitness center locker rental: $10
  • GED test fee (each test): $20
    • Admin fee $10
    • Online test fee $20
  • HiSet test fee: $15
    • Proctor fee: $8
  • Replacement Diploma: $10
  • Student ID card replacement fee: $10
  • Student Studio rental: $100
  • Damage Deposit (refundable upon inspection at end of semester): $75
  • Third-party proctoring (per testing session): $25

Go to the Registration and Payment Deadlines page for important dates and deadlines.

* Residency status for tuition purposes: Minimum residency for in-state rates is 12 consecutive months. Your residency status for tuition purposes does not change automatically once you have lived here for 12 months; you must submit an in-state residency application and provide proof you have established residency to the Welcome and Advising Center (formerly Enrollment and Student Services) before the deadline to change your status (Section 21-1-3 NMSA, 1978 Comp). If you have questions about your residency status for tuition purposes, call 505-428-1270.

**Taxing district: The college’s taxing district matches the Santa Fe Public School District. In addition to Santa Fe, it includes Glorieta, Madrid, Cerrillos, Lamy, La Cienega, Galisteo and Tesuque.
For more information, please contact the Welcome and Advising Center, 505-428-1270, wac@sfcc.edu.