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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

The total student population at University of New Mexico - Main Campus is 24,319, of which 18,621 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,624 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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

Roughly 57% of students at UNM take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,921 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 with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Central New Mexico Community College

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

The total student population at Central New Mexico Community College is 23,553, which includes 6,345 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Main Campus is 14,289, of which 11,687 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,712 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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

Roughly 32% of students at NMSU Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. 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

The total student population at New Mexico Highlands University is 3,037, of which 1,868 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,238 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at New Mexico Highlands University is 4.7 years.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

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

There are 6,005 students at ENMU - Main Campus in total, 4,700 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,488 are full-time. It takes the average ENMU - Main Campus undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

43% of ENMU - Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,223 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ENMU - Main Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 4,207 students at SFCC in total, 1,050 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 3% of students at SFCC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SFCC is $24,900.

#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 416 undergraduates at USW, of which 343 are full-time, and there are 951 students altogether. It takes the average USW undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 35% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 97% of students at USW take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from USW with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 2,245 undergraduates at Western New Mexico University, of which 1,189 are full-time, and there are 3,248 students altogether. It takes the average Western New Mexico University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

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

#9

Clovis Community College

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

There are 3,107 students at Clovis Community College in total, 772 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

11% of Clovis Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,900 during the early-career years.

#10

San Juan College

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

There are 6,679 students at SJC in total, 2,374 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at SJC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

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 2,190, which includes 883 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at UNM Gallup take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,759 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.

#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 7,876, which includes 3,417 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 typical student loan amount 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 1,600 students at Navajo Tech in total, 1,595 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 863 are full-time. 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

The total student population at New Mexico Junior College is 2,247, which includes 629 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

#15

Northern New Mexico College

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

There are 632 full-time undergraduates at Northern New Mexico College, and 926 students altogether. For undergraduates at Northern New Mexico College, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

4% of Northern New Mexico College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from Northern New Mexico College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 1,412 undergraduates at New Mexico Tech, of which 1,269 are full-time, and there are 1,895 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at New Mexico Tech is 4.8 years.

The acceptance rate at New Mexico Tech is 22%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Of the accepted students, 70% are men and 30% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,099 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from New Mexico Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 972 full-time undergraduates at ENMU - Roswell Campus, and 2,427 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,235 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close 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 1,093 students at Luna Community College in total, 292 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 5% of students at Luna Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Luna Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 996, which includes 164 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

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

There are 562 full-time undergraduates at UNM Valencia, and 2,041 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

#20

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

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

There are 319 full-time undergraduates at SIPI, and 367 students altogether. 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 301 full-time undergraduates at UNM Taos, and 1,219 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount is $4,985 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 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

There are 1,068 students at Mesalands Community College in total, 223 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mesalands Community College is $18,900.

#24

New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

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

There are 384 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Alamogordo, and 1,636 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

7% of NMSU Alamogordo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

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

#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 374 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Carlsbad, and 1,791 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

3% of NMSU Carlsbad students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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

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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