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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Private 4 Year
Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) is a for-profit, accredited four-year university located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The university built from the College of Santa Fe which was a Catholic facility founded as St. Michael's College in 1859, and renamed The College of Santa Fe in 1966. After financial difficulties in 2009, the campus was purchased by the City of Santa Fe, the State of New Mexico, and Laureate Education, and reopened with a narrowed focus on the film, theater, and other arts. The school is currently secular, and as of 2017, reports having 950 students. According to the U.S. Department of Education, as of 2017 the overall graduation rate is 22%. The university is scheduled to close in May 2018.
Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2022 Best Colleges in America
#3771 of 6828
2022 Best Colleges in New mexico
#34 of 50
Best For-Profit Colleges in New mexico
#10 of 19
The most popular major at Santa Fe University of Art and Design is Visual/Performing Arts followed by English, Business Management.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Santa Fe University of Art and Design within four or six years.