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 125,812 students are attending New Mexico Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.37 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at New Mexico Colleges is $3,453 for New Mexico residents and $12,410 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $6,600 for New Mexico residents and $16,288 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$3,453 New Mexico residents
$12,410 out-of-state
Graduate$6,600 New Mexico residents
$16,288 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,131
Student Population125,812
Undergraduate111,877
Graduate13,935
Acceptance Rate69.11%
Test Scores1,147 SAT, 23 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio15.37 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
Public, 4 yearsSocorro, NM
$23,524
($8,156)
$6,627 1,89580% 1,275 SAT
26 ACT
8 to 1
2 St. John's College
Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$35,755 $35,890 37166% 1,365 SAT
29 ACT
7 to 1
3 University of New Mexico-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $23,292
($7,875)
$4,833 24,31994% 1,130 SAT
22 ACT
17 to 1
4 New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Public, 4 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$23,076
($7,087)
$10,038 14,28955% 1,050 SAT
21 ACT
17 to 1
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
Public, 4 yearsPortales, NM
$8,448
($6,450)
$5,958 6,00558% 1,005 SAT
20 ACT
17 to 1
6 University of the Southwest
Private, 4 yearsHobbs, NM
$16,200 $4,683 95145% - 14 to 1
7 New Mexico Highlands University
Public, 4 yearsLas Vegas, NM
$10,590
($6,318)
$7,329 3,037- - 14 to 1
8 Western New Mexico University
Public, 4 yearsSilver City, NM
$13,538
($6,305)
$7,524 3,248- - 15 to 1
- New Mexico Military Institute
Public, 2-4 yearsRoswell, NM
$12,654
($6,172)
$9,559 41234% 1,054 SAT
20 ACT
16 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque WestPrivate, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $14,335 $4,359 71- - 25 to 1
- Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque
Private, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$22,588 $7,184 49- - 4 to 1
- Central New Mexico Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$7,410
($1,650)
$4,851 23,553- - 23 to 1
- National American University-AlbuquerquePrivate, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $15,000 $4,677 190- - 10 to 1
- University of New Mexico-Taos Campus
Public, 2-4 yearsRanchos de Taos, NM
$4,752
($1,902)
$5,683 1,219- - 23 to 1
- Santa Fe Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$4,605
($2,115)
$4,188 4,207- - 13 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Grants
Public, 2-4 yearsGrants, NM
$4,104
($2,280)
$6,625 996- - 17 to 1
- Glitz School of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$16,530 $5,547 87- - 16 to 1
- Massage Therapy Training Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$8,500 - 73- - 7 to 1
- Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development
Public, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$5,220 $10,478 589100% - 8 to 1
- Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$10,180 $4,202 124- - 14 to 1
- De Wolff College Hair Styling and Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$14,240 - 12- - 12 to 1
- Southwest Acupuncture College-Santa Fe
Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$18,536 - 37- - -
- Vogue College of Cosmetology-Santa FePrivate, Less than 2 yearsSanta Fe, NM $14,500 $3,301 66- - 8 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Rio RanchoPrivate, Less than 2 yearsRio Rancho, NM $15,500 $5,818 37- - 12 to 1
- University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus
Public, 2-4 yearsLos Lunas, NM
$5,136
($1,878)
$5,362 2,041- - 32 to 1
- Brown Mackie College-AlbuquerquePrivate, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $12,852 - 267- - 4 to 1
- New Mexico Junior College
Public, 2-4 yearsHobbs, NM
$1,968
($1,776)
$2,353 2,247- - 15 to 1
- Carrington College-AlbuquerquePrivate, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $46,493 $5,733 35190% - 21 to 1
- Clovis Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsClovis, NM
$2,984
($1,616)
$3,829 3,107- - 18 to 1
- Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsRuidoso, NM
$2,500
($1,708)
$4,075 605- - 14 to 1
- Olympian Academy of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsAlamogordo, NM
$15,495 $4,180 742- - 20 to 1
- Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Public, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$1,095 $4,067 367- - 18 to 1
- San Juan College
Public, 2-4 yearsFarmington, NM
$4,330
($1,546)
$4,157 6,679- - 15 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
Public, 2-4 yearsCarlsbad, NM
$4,108
($2,068)
$4,997 1,791- - 17 to 1
- Burrell College of Osteopathic MedicinePrivate, 4 yearsLas Cruces, NM - - 476- - -
- University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
Public, 2-4 yearsGallup, NM
$4,855
($1,932)
$6,153 2,190- - 27 to 1
- Brookline College-AlbuquerquePrivate, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $15,225 $8,977 312- - 16 to 1
- Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus
Public, 2-4 yearsRoswell, NM
$5,616
($2,424)
$5,365 2,427- - 22 to 1
- University of Phoenix-New MexicoPrivate, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $9,552 $3,553 91- - 5 to 1
- Navajo Technical University
Public, 4 yearsCrownpoint, NM
$4,070 $5,229 1,600- - 12 to 1
- Luna Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsLas Vegas, NM
$2,426
($1,298)
$4,764 1,093- - 13 to 1
- Mesalands Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsTucumcari, NM
$3,204
($2,004)
$5,406 1,068- - 18 to 1
- Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$26,635 - 161- - 6 to 1
- Avenue Academy, A Cosmetology Institute
Private, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM
$19,400 $3,927 40- - 10 to 1
- University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus
Public, 2-4 yearsLos Alamos, NM
$5,623
($2,200)
$4,998 871- - 24 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-AlbuquerquePrivate, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $15,500 $4,368 150- - 18 to 1
- National American University-Albuquerque WestPrivate, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $15,000 $4,743 30- - 11 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
Public, 2-4 yearsLas Cruces, NM
$5,664
($2,160)
$5,784 7,876- - 22 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-AlbuquerquePrivate, 4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM - - -- - 14 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-AlbuquerquePrivate, 2-4 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $14,335 $4,632 565- - 25 to 1
- Southwestern College
Private, 4 yearsSanta Fe, NM
$22,271 - 176- - -
- Northern New Mexico College
Public, 4 yearsEspanola, NM
$13,676
($4,952)
$5,597 926- - 12 to 1
- New Mexico State University-Alamogordo
Public, 2-4 yearsAlamogordo, NM
$5,376
($2,424)
$6,123 1,636- - 18 to 1
- Aveda Institute-New MexicoPrivate, Less than 2 yearsAlbuquerque, NM $16,840 $4,308 90- - 20 to 1
Average$12,410
($3,453)
$6,131 125,81269.11% 1,147 SAT 15.37 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