Why Choose SF?

Santa Fe College offers more than 90 Certificate and Associate's Degree programs, 7 Bachelor's Degree programs, and sends more transfer students to UF than any other college. SF's graduation rate ranks first among Florida public colleges, and SF has been awarded the prestigious Aspen award for being NUMBER 1 in the nation!


Top Reasons to Attend Santa Fe College

1. Transfer to UF

Santa Fe is the #1 transfer institution for UF. Participants in the State of Florida’s 2+2 system, where SF students study 2 years at SF and 2 years at any of the state universities, including the University of Florida!

2. Academic Excellence

Complete your AA Degree and continue on at SF for your bachelor degree. Santa Fe College offers two types of bachelor degrees: The Bachelor of Science (BS) and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in six majors, which are being added to frequently!

3. Safe Campus

Study innovative curricula on a friendly campus in a safe community. Santa Fe College is one of only 4 state colleges with a fully sworn police department, making it one of the safest campuses in Florida!

4. Affordability

Enjoy low, affordable tuition while studying at a state-of-the-art institution that is ranked among the top ten colleges in the nation by the prestigious Aspen Institute. Santa Fe College’s fees are a fraction of the cost of most universities!

5. Diversity

Study at a college where international education and diversity are valued and celebrated. Eighty-two (82) countries all around the world are represented by our international population of students.

6. Dynamic Student Life

Study at a college with a robust and vibrant Student Life! Santa Fe College’s Center for Student Leadership & Activities is a hub of co-curricular engagement on campus, home to 60+ student organizations, an award-winning Student Government, a Recreation Room, Art Gallery, the Office of Civic Engagement & Service, and the Multicultural Student Center.


Priority Admission Dates

IMPORTANT FOR ALL Freshmen and Transfer Students: Remember that you MUST submit your final, official high school transcripts (stating graduation date) BEFORE continuing in the advisement and registration process!!

  • Application Priority Date for Spring classes: December 1
  • Application Priority Date for Fall classes: August 1
  • Application Priority Date for Summer classes: April 1

Students may apply after the priority dates listed; however, it is not guaranteed that all of the steps in the Admission/Registration process will be complete in time to register for classes for the desired term.

The deadline for Fall A and full Fall 2015 (C term) admissions is Friday, August 21, 2015. Applications submitted after August 21st will be considered for Fall B 2015.


Contact Us:


Santa Fe College
Office of Admissions, R-101
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606

Email: admissions@sfcollege.edu
Phone: 352.395.7322
Fax: 352.395.7300