Santa Fe College

Public, Four-years School Located in Gainesville, FL

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How much is the Santa Fe tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Santa Fe's tuition & fees is $2,563 for Florida residents and $9,189 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $17,305 for Florida residents and $23,931 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Santa Fe Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$2,563
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,189
Books & Supplies Costs$783
Off-campus Room & Board$10,008
Off-campus Expenses$3,951
2023-2024 Estimates
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$2,563
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,189

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Santa Fe for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $36,756 at Santa Fe. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $36,748. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $28,588.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Sophomore (2024-25)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Junior (2025-26)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Senior (2026-27)$9,189$9,187$7,147
4 Years Total$36,756$36,748$28,588
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Sophomore (2025-26)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Junior (2026-27)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Senior (2027-28)$9,189$9,187$7,147
4 Years Total$36,756$36,748$28,588
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Sophomore (2026-27)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Junior (2027-28)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Senior (2028-29)$9,189$9,187$7,147
4 Years Total$36,756$36,748$28,588
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Sophomore (2027-28)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Junior (2028-29)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Senior (2029-30)$9,189$9,187$7,147
4 Years Total$36,756$36,748$28,588
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Sophomore (2028-29)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Junior (2029-30)$9,189$9,187$7,147
Senior (2030-31)$9,189$9,187$7,147
4 Years Total$36,756$36,748$28,588

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Santa Fe' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $9,086.
In-StateOut-of-State
Santa Fe College$2,563$9,189
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Florida Four-years Colleges$16,838
Public Schools$4,270$9,086
Private Schools$18,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Santa Fe and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Santa Fe CollegeGainesville, FL$2,563$9,189
Broward CollegeFort Lauderdale, FL$2,830$8,952
The College of the Florida KeysKey West, FL$3,276$13,162
Gulf Coast State CollegePanama City, FL$2,370$8,635
Lake-Sumter State CollegeLeesburg, FL$3,292$13,276
Miami Dade CollegeMiami, FL$2,838$9,661
North Florida CollegeMadison, FL$2,994$11,460
Palm Beach State CollegeLake Worth, FL$3,050$10,910
Tallahassee Community CollegeTallahassee, FL$2,026$8,062
Valencia CollegeOrlando, FL$2,474$9,383
City College-MiamiMiami, FL$13,695$16,680

Financial Aid and COA

At Santa Fe College, 7,164 students (56%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $2,040.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Santa Fe is $21,891 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,185 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $2,426 and the average amount of student loans is $2,333.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$17,305$23,931
Tuition & Fees$2,563$9,189
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,742$14,742
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,265$21,891
Average Financial Aid$2,040$2,040
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,16456%$2,040
Pell Grants3,48427%$1,992
Federal Student Loan1,56112%$2,502
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,18577%-
Grants or Scholarships1,11572%$2,426
Federal Grants94961%$2,129
Pell Grants57537%$2,603
Other Federal Grants70546%$743
State/Local Grants45129%$1,305
Institutional Grants463%$2,082
Student Loan Aid21914%$2,333
Federal Student Loans21314%$2,152
Other Student Loans111%$4,775
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level650619$3,168
0-30,000285285$4,130
30,001-48,000141140$3,638
48,001-75,000111104$2,246
75,001-110,0005849$1,181
110,001 or more5541$938

Student Population

Santa Fe College has a total of 12,729 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 5,787 male students and 7,043 female students attending Santa Fe. The school offers online degree programs and 2,990 students enrolled online exclusively (23.49% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate12,830 5,7877,043

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3000 Northwest 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL
Phone352-395-5000
WEBwww.sfcollege.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered80 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population12,729
Graduation Rate51%
Transfer-out Rate17%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate20 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties248 (Full-time), 409 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs737 (Full-time), 409 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$53,464
Average Staff Salary$54,448