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Admissions & Aid

Find Success with your SJC Family

Take the steps to begin your San Juan College admissions process. Here you'll find the perfect fit for your career goals and current needs. Our degree and certificate programs are designed for your success, with many flexible and online options. And we provide plenty of financial aid opportunities and student support to make sure you stay on track.

We make it easy for you to apply to San Juan College with just three steps. First, know your admit type, such as whether you are a first-time student, transfer student, or high school student. Then create an Admissions Account through our website. With that account, you can login to complete your application online. 

Start your admission process today!

You belong at SJC! Experience San Juan College! You’ve got lots of options with more than 140 programs and certificates—offered online, hybrid and face-to-face. Many resources are available to help you along the way!

What type of student are you?

Choose from below to find out the next steps to apply to San Juan College.

First-Time Freshman

You are a first-time freshman if you have never attended college, OR are applying to attend after completing high school or GED®, OR all your college credits were earned prior to high school graduation (or equivalent).

Learn how to attend SJC as a Freshmen Student

Dual Credit or Early Admit

You will be a dual credit student if you are a New Mexico resident still in high school or home school and want to take college-level courses at San Juan College. You are an early admit student if you are a high school student taking classes at San Juan College who lives out of state or are homeschooled. 

Learn how to attend SJC as a Dual Credit/Early Admit Student


You are a returning student if you previously attended San Juan College but have not enrolled in courses for one year or more. If you are a returning student, you need to re-apply for admission.

Learn how to attend SJC as a Returning Student


You are a transfer student if you have taken any college-level coursework at a regionally accredited college after high school graduation or GED® completion. San Juan College accepts Interstate Passport to satisfy general education requirements. 

Learn how to attend SJC as a Transfer Student


You will be an international student if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. We have programs that require F-1 visas and other programs that do not.

Learn how to attend SJC as an International Student


You are a non-degree student if you will be taking college classes but not pursuing a degree or certificate at San Juan College. You will still need to apply in order to register for classes.  

Learn how to attend SJC as Non-Degree Student

Military & Veteran

SJC is a top Military Friendly® School with in-state tuition for active-duty military, veterans, and their dependents. Let us help you maximize your benefits and guide you through the admission process.

Learn how to attend SJC as a Military or Veteran Student

Already Admitted

We are so excited to have you join the San Juan College family. Now that you are admitted to the school, find out about your next steps with our admitted student guides.

Read the admitted student guides

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Important Admissions & Aid Topics

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Financial Aid

Did you know San Juan College awards more than $7 million in scholarship and financial aid each year? Find out how to help pay for college with our financial aid resources.

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Tuition & Fees

Life is expensive. College doesn't have to be. Tuition at San Juan College is a fraction of the cost of other college tuition rates. Plus, you still receive a rigorous, high-quality education that will prepare you for the rest of your educational and career journey.

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Registering for classes at San Juan College is easy. Once you have been admitted to San Juan College, you'll be able to register for classes through MySJC. We have in-person, online, and hybrid classes available.

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We invite you to visit our campus to introduce you to life at San Juan College. Our admission representatives will lead you and can customize the tour to fit your educational plans.

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Admissions FAQs

View all the frequently asked questions you might have regarding the admissions process at SJC.

Admissions and Financial Aid Representatives at the Fair.

Phone: (505) 566-3320

West Classroom Complex, Room 1911

M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.