San Juan College

Farmington, NM 87402
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San Juan College (SJC) is located in Farmington, New Mexico. SJC was established back in 1956 and it now serves over 15,000 students. This community college offers hundreds of different degree and certificate programs as well as a renowned dual credit program that allows some high school students to begin earning college credits early to get a head start on their college lives. SJC has always sought to empower students to thrive in an ever-changing world and continues to do so by providing the best academic programs in the area.

The SJC nursing program is among the most popular academic programs offered by the school. SJC gives students the chance to take part in the associate’s degree nursing program and the bachelor’s degree nursing program in partnership with the University of New Mexico on the San Juan College campus. The SJC nursing department is a member of the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium. All nursing programs are approved by the New Mexico Board of Nursing and the associate’s degree in nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students7,030
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 31
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 98.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1988 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$146/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $6,570
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $10,220
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $18,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of San Juan College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 61% $4,599
Other Federal Grant 17% $2,580
State Grant & Scholarships 55% $747
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 36% $825
Federal Student Loans 7% $4,920
Private Loans -- $4,750


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,942
$30,001 to $48,000$5,155
$48,001 to $75,000$7,116
$75,001 to $110,000$8,370
Over $110,000$9,844

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Mexico state board of nursing.
San Juan College
4601 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87402

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