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First-Year Student Admissions

Take the first step toward your future.

Whether you're just finishing high school or looking to learn new skills, San Juan College is the perfect place to begin your journey.

We offer online and in-person degree and certificate programs so you can start a new career or transfer to earn your bachelor's degree. Reach your goals with our affordable tuition, academic support services, and friendly professors. We can't wait to see what you'll achieve with SJC. 


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Find Your Program

Explore our degree and certificate programs using SJC's Program Finder. From healthcare to business and beyond, we're sure to have one that matches your interests. Use Our Program Finder

Financial Aid

We can help your college degree fit your budget. Learn about our affordable tuition rates and how to apply for aid.

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Ready to see what makes SJC such a special place to learn and grow? Take a tour of our campus and see for yourself! We can even customize a tour for you and your family.

How to Apply as a First-Year Student

You may apply to San Juan College as a first-year student if:

  • You have never attended college before
  • You are applying after completing high school or earning your GED
  • All your college credits were earned prior to your high school graduation or equivalent. 

Explore our degree and certificate programs to decide which one you want to study at SJC. You'll select that major on your application. If you don't know which one to choose, don't worry. You can mark the undecided option and still register for courses. Your academic advisor will help you select courses as you explore your options, and you can determine the program that best fits you at a later time. 

Please note that some programs will require an additional application or prerequisite courses before you can enroll.

Use Our Program Finder

Get access to the SJC application system by creating an admissions account. All you need is your name, email address, and birthdate.

Create an Admissions Account

Create an Admissions Account

Log in with your admissions account to fill out and submit your application. You can even save your progress and return at a later time. There is no fee to apply.

SJC has a rolling application process, which means we do not have a deadline. The sooner you turn in your application, the sooner you can register for courses. Your application is valid for one year from the date it was submitted to SJC.

Your application will be processed in one to two business days. Please note that the process may take a few days longer during peak times.

Begin Your Application

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Phone: (505) 566-3320

West Classroom Complex, Room 1911

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