About San Juan College

from its modest start as a small branch of new mexico state university serving just 25 students, san juan college has grown to be one of the largest two-year comprehensive community colleges. ranking fifth in enrollment among all two- and four-year colleges in the state, the college provides quality education to more than 15,000 students annually.

Located in Farmington New Mexico, San Juan College serves as a regional leader in education. The college has four campuses throughout the area, which include the main Farmington Campus; San Juan College 30th Street Campus, also located in Farmington; San Juan College East in Aztec, New Mexico; and San Juan College West, in Kirtland, New Mexico.  Dedicated to student success and completion, San Juan College offers innovative, challenging and affordable academic programs that equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed in meeting educational and career goals. Through online and face-to-face classes, students can choose from hundreds of two-year degree and certificate programs, non-credit community learning classes, and workforce training. In addition, the college partners with state universities to offer both bachelor’s and master’s degrees on campus.


educate and empower individuals to thrive in an ever-changing world.


inspire success through world-class education.

Strategic Directions

  • Create an agile and responsive business model that responds to economic changes and focuses on helping all students achieve a high level of success in learning, completion and employment.
  • Expand signature programs nationally to strengthen college sustainability and provide economic development in the region.
  • Utilize College competencies to deliver an internationally accessible energy resources curriculum.
  • Grow and sustain health science programs by developing and implementing alternative models designed to lower costs while maintaining quality and accessibility.


San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students and the community through a process of continuous quality improvement. Incorporating the acronym of “iCare,” San Juan College upholds and affirms the values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.