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San Juan College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on San Juan College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors SJC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is San Juan College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

San Juan College was awarded 86 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is make-up artist/specialist.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked SJC as #1,741 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

SJC is also ranked #8 out of 27 schools in New Mexico.

See all of the rankings for San Juan College.

Is It Hard to Get Into SJC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that San Juan College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about San Juan College admissions.

San Juan College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at San Juan College is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at San Juan College is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at San Juan College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At San Juan College this rate is 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at San Juan College.

San Juan College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,741 undergraduates at SJC with 2,376 being full-time and 4,365 being part-time.

How Much Does San Juan College Cost?

The overall average net price of SJC is $6,115. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for SJC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,586 $5,641 $7,996 $8,400 $9,976

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of SJC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SJC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,296 a year. That adds up to $17,184 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SJC is 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do SJC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from SJC make around $30,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 23% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at San Juan College make the most money.

Location of San Juan College

Located in Farmington, New Mexico, San Juan College is a public institution. Farmington is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for SJC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4601 College Blvd, Farmington, NM 87402-4699
Phone: 505-326-3311

San Juan College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at San Juan College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at SJC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 3,200 students took at least one online class at San Juan College. This is an increase from the 2,971 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 3,200 2,109
2017-2018 2,971 1,944
2016-2017 3,009 1,981
2015-2016 3,104 1,970
2013-2014 2,706 1,703

Learn more about online learning at San Juan College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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