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26 Colleges
2,166 Yearly Graduations
$10,146 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$19,094 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 2,166 students received a nursing degree from a college in New Mexico, making it rank #38 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in New Mexico is $2,537 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $6,542 a year.

An estimated 23% of college students in New Mexico take out loans, with the average loan amount being $4,774 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

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

There are 22,729 students at UNM in total, 17,330 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,705 are full-time. It takes the average UNM undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,921 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar 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
477 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.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CNM is $24,400.

#3

Clovis Community College

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

There are 2,902 students at Clovis Community College in total, 754 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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

#4

Santa Fe Community College

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

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

3% of SFCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

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

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

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Main Campus is 14,296, of which 11,675 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,740 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NMSU Main Campus is 4.8 years.

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 typical student loan amount 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%.

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

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

The total student population at Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell Campus is 2,256, which includes 951 full-time undergraduates. 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. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar 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.

#7

New Mexico Highlands University

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

The total student population at New Mexico Highlands University is 2,787, of which 1,750 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,183 are full-time. It takes the average New Mexico Highlands University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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.

#8

Carrington College, Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees

There are 424 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Albuquerque, and 424 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

About 34% of students who apply get accepted. Around 15% of accepted students are men, and 85% are women.

57% of Carrington College, Albuquerque students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,860 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Albuquerque is $25,200.

Public Public vs. Private
59 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. For undergraduates at ENMU - Main Campus, the average graduation time 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.

43% of ENMU - Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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.

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

There are 2,196 students at UNM Valencia in total, 460 are 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.

#11

San Juan College

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

There are 2,376 full-time undergraduates at SJC, and 6,741 students altogether. 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%.

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.

#12

New Mexico Junior College

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

The total student population at New Mexico Junior College is 2,327, which includes 735 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

8% of New Mexico Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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

#13

Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees

There are 708 students at PMI Albuquerque in total, 708 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at PMI Albuquerque take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,674 a year. PMI Albuquerque has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

#14

New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
43 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.

Roughly 21% of students at NMSU Dona Ana take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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.

#15

Northern New Mexico College

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

There are 591 full-time undergraduates at Northern New Mexico College, and 1,119 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

4% of Northern New Mexico College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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

Public Public vs. Private
33 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.

Roughly 14% of students at UNM Gallup take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,759 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#17

New Mexico State University - Carlsbad

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

There are 322 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Carlsbad, and 1,921 students altogether. 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%.

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.

#18

Western New Mexico University

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

The total student population at Western New Mexico University is 3,193, of which 2,214 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,102 are full-time. 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 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%.

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.

#19

Brookline College - Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees

There are 312 full-time undergraduates at Brookline College - Albuquerque, and 452 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 89% of students at Brookline College - Albuquerque take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,909 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,300 during the early-career years.

#20

Luna Community College

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
19 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.

5% of Luna Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$1,708 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 161 full-time undergraduates at ENMU - Ruidoso Campus, and 673 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 4% of students at ENMU - Ruidoso Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,453 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 - Ruidoso Campus is $25,100.

Public Public vs. Private
15 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%.

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
13 Yearly Degrees
$2,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 156 full-time undergraduates at UNM Los Alamos, and 912 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at UNM Los Alamos take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,446 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar 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.

#24

University of New Mexico - Taos Campus

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

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

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

#25

Mesalands Community College

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

There are 877 students at Mesalands Community College in total, 170 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 typical student loan amount is $2,225 a year.

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

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