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31 Colleges
3,425 Yearly Graduations
$16,776 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$18,834 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, New Mexico is ranked #44 in the country with 3,425 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $4,194 per year to get their degree at a college in New Mexico, while out of state students will pay an average of $8,070 per year.

An estimated 21% of college students in New Mexico take out loans, with the average loan amount being $4,709 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
891 Yearly Degrees
$8,161 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,209 undergraduates at UNM, of which 12,124 are full-time, and there are 22,311 students altogether. It takes the average UNM undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

60% of UNM students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,455 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than 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
825 Yearly Degrees
$1,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,398 students at CNM in total, 5,260 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

8% of CNM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,317 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% 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
540 Yearly Degrees
$7,301 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,227 students at NMSU Main Campus in total, 11,575 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,466 are full-time. For undergraduates at NMSU Main Campus, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 60% are women.

40% of NMSU Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,795 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#4

New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
170 Yearly Degrees
$6,558 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,699 undergraduates at New Mexico Highlands University, of which 1,134 are full-time, and there are 2,777 students altogether. For undergraduates at New Mexico Highlands University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

29% of New Mexico Highlands University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,051 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar to 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
166 Yearly Degrees
$6,528 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is 5,266, of which 3,927 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,222 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ENMU - Main Campus is 4.4 years.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

33% of ENMU - Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,149 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.5% 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

New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

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

There are 7,028 students at NMSU Dona Ana in total, 3,186 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 17% of students at NMSU Dona Ana take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,731 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#7

Santa Fe Community College

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
91 Yearly Degrees
$2,505 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,459 students at SFCC in total, 759 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,250 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#8

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$6,574 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Western New Mexico University is 2,896, of which 1,874 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,039 are full-time. For undergraduates at Western New Mexico University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,319 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% 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.

#8

University of the Southwest

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

There are 370 undergraduates at USW, of which 300 are full-time, and there are 904 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USW is 4.3 years.

Approximately 92% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,007 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.8% which is higher than 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.

#10

San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees
$1,618 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,599 full-time undergraduates at SJC, and 5,240 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,086 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#11

University of Phoenix - New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13 students at UOPX - New Mexico in total, 13 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UOPX - New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus is 1,698, which includes 724 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at ENMU - Roswell Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,685 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

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

The total student population at University of New Mexico - Gallup Campus is 2,174, which includes 629 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at UNM Gallup take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,609 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than 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.

#14

Northern New Mexico College

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

There are 1,234 students at Northern New Mexico College in total, 554 are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Northern New Mexico College, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,081 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northern New Mexico College is $23,900.

#14

Clovis Community College

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

There are 2,321 students at Clovis Community College in total, 689 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

5% of Clovis Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,288 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% 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.

#16

Navajo Technical University

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

The total student population at Navajo Technical University is 1,350, of which 1,337 students are undergraduates and of those, 537 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Students who graduate from Navajo Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $13,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
20 Yearly Degrees
$2,076 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 148 full-time undergraduates at UNM Los Alamos, and 929 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at UNM Los Alamos take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,475 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#18

New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

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

There are 941 students at NMSU Alamogordo in total, 235 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at NMSU Alamogordo take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,726 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#19

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

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

There are 301 full-time undergraduates at SIPI, and 450 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Students who graduate from SIPI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

New Mexico Junior College

Hobbs, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
13 Yearly Degrees
$2,072 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Mexico Junior College is 1,406, which includes 735 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $2,726 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New Mexico Junior College is $24,800.

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

The total student population at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus is 1,435, which includes 330 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 31 to 1.

5% of UNM Valencia students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,253 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than 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.

#22

Luna Community College

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$1,370 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Luna Community College is 720, which includes 253 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,028 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.0% 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.

#22

New Mexico State University - Carlsbad

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

There are 1,203 students at NMSU Carlsbad in total, 269 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

4% of NMSU Carlsbad students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,883 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#24

Mesalands Community College

Tucumcari, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$2,136 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 119 full-time undergraduates at Mesalands Community College, and 709 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

29% of Mesalands Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,241 a year.

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

#25

University of New Mexico - Taos Campus

Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$1,872 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 164 full-time undergraduates at UNM Taos, and 1,046 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

9% of UNM Taos students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,107 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than 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.

Other New Mexico Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso Campus 5
27 New Mexico State University - Grants 3
28 Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development 2
28 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 2
30 Southwest University of Visual Arts - Albuquerque 0
30 Brookline College - Albuquerque 0

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