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28 Colleges
2,435 Yearly Graduations
$13,771 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$16,658 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 2,435 students received a teaching degree from a college in New Mexico, making it rank #36 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in New Mexico is $3,443 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $7,533 a year.

About 21% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $4,165 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
532 Yearly Degrees
$7,875 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,330 undergraduates at UNM, of which 12,705 are full-time, and there are 22,729 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNM is 4.8 years.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,921 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,100 during the early-career years.

#2

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
346 Yearly Degrees
$1,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23,096 students at CNM in total, 6,119 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

11% of CNM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $2,739 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CNM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
328 Yearly Degrees
$7,087 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,675 undergraduates at NMSU Main Campus, of which 9,740 are full-time, and there are 14,296 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NMSU Main Campus is 4.8 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

32% of NMSU Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,734 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NMSU Main Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
267 Yearly Degrees
$6,318 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,787 students at New Mexico Highlands University in total, 1,750 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,183 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,158 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from New Mexico Highlands University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
211 Yearly Degrees
$6,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,685 students at ENMU - Main Campus in total, 4,465 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,400 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ENMU - Main Campus is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 43% of students at ENMU - Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,223 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ENMU - Main Campus is $25,100.

#6

Santa Fe Community College

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees
$2,115 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,110 students at SFCC in total, 979 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

3% of SFCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,145 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SFCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

University of the Southwest

Hobbs, New Mexico
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees
$16,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 875 students at USW in total, 331 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 278 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USW is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 35%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 97% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,150 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USW is $33,800.

#8

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees
$6,305 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,214 undergraduates at Western New Mexico University, of which 1,102 are full-time, and there are 3,193 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

51% of Western New Mexico University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,552 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,900 during the early-career years.

#9

Clovis Community College

Clovis, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
65 Yearly Degrees
$1,616 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Clovis Community College is 2,902, which includes 754 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at Clovis Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,183 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clovis Community College is $21,900.

#10

San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$1,546 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at San Juan College is 6,741, which includes 2,376 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

7% of SJC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,296 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SJC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$1,932 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of New Mexico - Gallup Campus is 2,487, which includes 885 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,759 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNM Gallup with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
40 Yearly Degrees
$2,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana is 8,054, which includes 3,365 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

21% of NMSU Dona Ana students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,180 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NMSU Dona Ana is $24,800.

#13

Navajo Technical University

Crownpoint, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees
$4,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,831 undergraduates at Navajo Tech, of which 825 are full-time, and there are 1,849 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Navajo Tech is $13,500.

#14

New Mexico Junior College

Hobbs, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$1,776 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,327 students at New Mexico Junior College in total, 735 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 8% of students at New Mexico Junior College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,713 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from New Mexico Junior College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Northern New Mexico College

Espanola, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$4,952 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,119 students at Northern New Mexico College in total, 591 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Northern New Mexico College undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 4% of students at Northern New Mexico College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,512 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
15 Yearly Degrees
$8,156 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,835 students at New Mexico Tech in total, 1,324 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,178 are full-time. It takes the average New Mexico Tech undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Only 22% of students who apply get accepted. Around 70% of accepted students are men, and 30% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at New Mexico Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,099 a year. New Mexico Tech has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New Mexico Tech is $43,500.

Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$2,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,256 students at ENMU - Roswell Campus in total, 951 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

5% of ENMU - Roswell Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,235 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,100 during the early-career years.

#18

Luna Community College

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$1,298 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,043 students at Luna Community College in total, 317 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $2,422 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 28.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Luna Community College is $21,700.

Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$2,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Grants is 813, which includes 139 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 8% of students at NMSU Grants take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,062 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$1,878 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus is 2,196, which includes 460 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at UNM Valencia take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,023 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNM Valencia is $28,100.

#20

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$1,095 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 443 students at SIPI in total, 376 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SIPI is $16,600.

#22

University of New Mexico - Taos Campus

Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$1,902 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,143 students at UNM Taos in total, 247 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

22% of UNM Taos students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,985 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNM Taos with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Mesalands Community College

Tucumcari, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$2,004 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mesalands Community College is 877, which includes 170 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Mesalands Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,225 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,900 during the early-career years.

#24

New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

Alamogordo, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$2,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Alamogordo is 1,537, which includes 348 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at NMSU Alamogordo take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,969 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,800 during the early-career years.

#24

New Mexico State University - Carlsbad

Carlsbad, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$2,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,921 students at NMSU Carlsbad in total, 322 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $1,930 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,800 during the early-career years.

Other New Mexico Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 University of New Mexico - Los Alamos Campus 0
26 Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso Campus 0
26 University of Phoenix - New Mexico 0

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