Santa Fe Community College to raise tuition after declaring financial emergency

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Another school is being affected by state budget cuts.

The governing board of the Santa Fe Community College declared a financial emergency.

They voted to raise tuition and student fees by $1 per credit hour for in-state students, while out-of-state tuition will jump by $30 per credit hour.

The school has about 6,200 students. They are preparing for an expected $1 million shortfall.

The tuition increase will go into effect in August. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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