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 San Juan College 

Name: San Juan College
President/CEO: Michael Tacha, Interim President
City: Farmington
State: NM
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Rural, Fringe
Year Established: 1956

Governing Board Website


San Juan College


Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data

2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 8,975
Part Time: 65.6%
Full Time: 34.4%

Male: 52.4%
Female: 47.6%

Asian/Pacific Islander: 0.7%
Hispanic: 15.6%
Native American: 28.6%
White: 49.6%
Other: 4.5%


 San Juan College President

Michael Tacha
Interim President

 San Juan College Board Chair

Shane Chance
Board Chair

Quote from the President

“Student success is our highest priority. San Juan College features more than 100 unique degrees and certificate programs that help students prepare for the workforce, earn an associate degree, or transfer to a four-year college or university to earn an advanced degree. Students find a real connection when they come to our campus. The small class sizes combined with caring and highly qualified faculty make our college a top choice.”

Interesting Facts

  • San Juan College is the fourth largest among 25 state-supported colleges and universities in New Mexico. 
  • Partnership programs with New Mexico Highlands University and the University of New Mexico make it possible for students to stay at home while earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • Affordable tuition and fees are among the lowest nationally. 
  • SJC hosts an array of art, music and theater events that are an integral part of the community. 
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