New Mexico Colleges Statistics

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2020 New Mexico Colleges Statistics

In New Mexico State, there are 54 New Mexico Colleges - 28 public and 26 private schools. Among them, 51 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 16 schools have graduate programs. 35 New Mexico Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in New Mexico. Total 112,325 students are attending New Mexico Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.35 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at New Mexico Colleges is $3,530 for New Mexico residents and $13,784 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $6,601 for New Mexico residents and $16,405 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for New Mexico Colleges.
New Mexico Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools54 schools
By Types28 public, 26 private
By Levels22 four(4) years
22 two but less than four years
10 less than two(2) years
By Categories2 National Universities
1 Liberal Arts Colleges
22 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$3,530 New Mexico residents
$13,784 out-of-state
Graduate$6,601 New Mexico residents
$16,405 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,203
Student Population112,325
Undergraduate97,813
Graduate14,512
Acceptance Rate72.44%
Test Scores1,154 SAT, 23 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio15.35 to 1

New Mexico Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists New Mexico Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the New Mexico college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 New Mexico Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
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Public, 4 yearsSocorro, NM
$24,190
($8,361)
$7,889 1,68697% 1,260 SAT
27 ACT
8 to 1
2 St. John's College
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Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$35,760 $25,281 35569% 1,365 SAT
29 ACT
7 to 1
3 University of New Mexico-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$24,499
($8,161)
$5,327 22,31196% 1,140 SAT
21 ACT
19 to 1
4 New Mexico State University-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$23,767
($7,301)
$11,520 14,22763% 1,050 SAT
20 ACT
16 to 1
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsPortales, NM
$8,568
($6,528)
$6,474 5,26651% 1,055 SAT
20 ACT
17 to 1
6 University of the Southwest
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Private, 4 yearsHobbs, NM
$16,200 $12,072 90445% - 17 to 1
7 New Mexico Highlands University
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Public, 4 yearsLas Vegas, NM
$10,998
($6,558)
$7,386 2,777- - 13 to 1
8 Western New Mexico University
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Public, 4 yearsSilver City, NM
$13,557
($6,574)
$8,780 2,896- - 12 to 1
- Mesalands Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsTucumcari, NM
$3,384
($2,136)
$6,471 709- - 12 to 1
- Santa Fe University of Art and Design
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Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$26,635 - 161- - 6 to 1
- Avenue Academy, A Cosmetology Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$9,950 $3,734 78- - 16 to 1
- University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus
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Public, 2-4 yearsLos Alamos, NM
$5,568
($2,076)
$3,277 929- - 26 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Albuquerque
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$15,500 $4,363 139- - 20 to 1
- National American University-Albuquerque West
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Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$15,000 $4,743 30- - 11 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque
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Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
- - -- - 14 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
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Public, 2-4 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$5,664
($2,160)
$6,405 7,028- - 21 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque
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Private, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$14,770 $5,996 606- - 10 to 1
- Southwestern College
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Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$22,271 - 164- - -
- Northern New Mexico College
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Public, 4 yearsEspanola, NM
$13,676
($4,952)
$5,228 1,234- - 11 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Alamogordo
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Public, 2-4 yearsAlamogordo, NM
$5,376
($2,424)
$7,090 941- - 9 to 1
- Aveda Institute-New Mexico
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$16,840 $4,898 80- - 20 to 1
- New Mexico Military Institute
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Public, 2-4 yearsRoswell, NM
$13,010
($6,616)
$8,690 49341% 1,054 SAT
20 ACT
16 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque West
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Private, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$14,770 $7,391 75- - 20 to 1
- Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque
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Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$23,044 $7,184 49- - 4 to 1
- Central New Mexico Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$7,410
($1,650)
$5,123 21,398- - 23 to 1
- National American University-Albuquerque
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Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$15,000 $4,677 190- - 10 to 1
- University of New Mexico-Taos Campus
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Public, 2-4 yearsRanchos de Taos, NM
$4,752
($1,872)
$4,587 1,046- - 18 to 1
- Santa Fe Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$4,995
($2,505)
$5,859 3,459- - 12 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Grants
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Public, 2-4 yearsGrants, NM
$4,104
($2,280)
$7,266 622- - 12 to 1
- Glitz School of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$17,604 $3,359 207- - 21 to 1
- Massage Therapy Training Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$8,500 - 73- - 7 to 1
- Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development
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Public, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$4,726 $10,873 693100% - 9 to 1
- Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$12,910 $4,202 124- - 14 to 1
- Southwest Acupuncture College-Santa Fe
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Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$19,515 - 33- - -
- De Wolff College Hair Styling and Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$14,240 - 12- - 12 to 1
- Vogue College of Cosmetology-Santa Fe
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$14,500 $4,370 70- - 16 to 1
- University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus
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Public, 2-4 yearsLos Lunas, NM
$5,130
($1,878)
$4,490 1,435- - 31 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Rio Rancho
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRio Rancho, NM
$15,500 $4,550 21- - 18 to 1
- Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque
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Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$12,852 - 267- - 4 to 1
- New Mexico Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHobbs, NM
$2,160
($2,072)
$2,576 1,406- - 15 to 1
- Carrington College-Albuquerque
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Private, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$46,493 $5,172 44090% - 40 to 1
- Clovis Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsClovis, NM
$2,984
($1,616)
$4,094 2,321- - 17 to 1
- Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRuidoso, NM
$2,644
($1,804)
$4,176 553- - 15 to 1
- Olympian Academy of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAlamogordo, NM
$16,500 $4,344 716- - 24 to 1
- Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
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Public, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$1,095 $4,825 450- - 20 to 1
- San Juan College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFarmington, NM
$4,546
($1,618)
$4,495 5,240- - 12 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
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Public, 2-4 yearsCarlsbad, NM
$4,108
($2,068)
$6,291 1,203- - 14 to 1
- Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Private, 4 yearsLas Cruces, NM
- - 645- - -
- University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
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Public, 2-4 yearsGallup, NM
$4,708
($1,932)
$4,412 2,174- - 27 to 1
- Brookline College-Albuquerque
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Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$85,000 $6,546 608- - 21 to 1
- Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus
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Public, 2-4 yearsRoswell, NM
$5,616
($2,424)
$5,592 1,698- - 18 to 1
- University of Phoenix-New Mexico
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Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$9,552 $2,759 13- - 5 to 1
- Navajo Technical University
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Public, 4 yearsCrownpoint, NM
$4,070 $5,915 1,350- - 6 to 1
- Luna Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsLas Vegas, NM
$2,570
($1,370)
$4,591 720- - 17 to 1
Average$13,784
($3,530)
$6,203 112,32572.44% 1,154 SAT 15.35 to 1
*New Mexico college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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New Mexico Best Colleges

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1. New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologyPublic, 4 yearsSocorro, NM

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2. St. John's CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM

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3. University of New Mexico-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM

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4. New Mexico State University-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsLas Cruces, NM

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5. Eastern New Mexico University-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsPortales, NM

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6. University of the SouthwestPrivate, 4 yearsHobbs, NM

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020