Talk:American Indian Science and Engineering Society

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Since San Juan College is part of NMSU, could it actually be classified as a community college? 12,000+ students is much larger than many 4-year institutions and a vast number of community colleges.

Actually, SJC has been independent of NMSU since 1982. See the history page [1]:

A county-wide election was held on November 17, 1981, which resulted in 87 percent of those voting in the four San Juan County school districts approving of separation from NMSU and financial support for a newly created junior college district. On July 1, 1982, an independent and separate community college known officially as Junior College District of San Juan County, and informally as San Juan College, came into being.

We have to follow what the sources say, and the sources say that it is a community college. The number of students is irrelevant to this status. Yworo (talk) 17:20, 16 August 2012 (UTC)