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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

New Mexico ranked #38 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 2,166 students received some type of diploma that year. 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

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. For undergraduates at UNM, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

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

57% of UNM students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

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

#2

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
477 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.

Roughly 11% of students at CNM take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#3

Clovis Community College

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

There are 772 full-time undergraduates at Clovis Community College, and 3,107 students altogether. 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%.

Students who graduate from Clovis Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 1,050 full-time undergraduates at SFCC, and 4,207 students altogether. 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 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%.

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.

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

There are 14,289 students at NMSU Main Campus in total, 11,687 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,712 are full-time. For undergraduates at NMSU Main Campus, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. 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 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 2,427, which includes 972 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 typical student loan amount is $4,235 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#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 3,037, of which 1,868 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,238 are full-time. It takes the average New Mexico Highlands University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 23% of students at New Mexico Highlands University take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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

The total student population at Carrington College, Albuquerque is 351, which includes 309 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

About 34% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 15% 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%.

Students who graduate from Carrington College, Albuquerque with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 4,700 undergraduates at ENMU - Main Campus, of which 2,488 are full-time, and there are 6,005 students altogether. 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.

Roughly 43% of students at ENMU - Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,223 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.

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

The total student population at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus is 2,041, which includes 562 full-time undergraduates. 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%.

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

#11

San Juan College

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

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

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SJC is $23,400.

#12

New Mexico Junior College

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

There are 2,247 students at New Mexico Junior College in total, 629 are 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 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.

#13

Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque

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

There are 565 full-time undergraduates at PMI Albuquerque, and 565 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

71% of PMI Albuquerque students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,674 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from PMI Albuquerque with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 7,876, which includes 3,417 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 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%.

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
42 Yearly Degrees
$4,952 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 926 students at Northern New Mexico College in total, 632 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%.

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

14% of UNM Gallup students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#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 1,791 students at NMSU Carlsbad in total, 374 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 typical student loan amount 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.

#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 3,248, of which 2,245 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,189 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Western New Mexico University is 4.7 years.

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%.

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

#19

Brookline College - Albuquerque

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

There are 312 students at Brookline College - Albuquerque in total, 296 are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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 1,093 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
17 Yearly Degrees
$1,708 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso Campus is 605, which includes 144 full-time undergraduates. 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 average amount of student loans is $10,453 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 - Ruidoso 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
15 Yearly Degrees
$2,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 996 students at NMSU Grants in total, 164 are 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 174 full-time undergraduates at UNM Los Alamos, and 871 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

6% of UNM Los Alamos students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,446 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 Los Alamos with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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

The total student population at University of New Mexico - Taos Campus is 1,219, which includes 301 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.

#25

Mesalands Community College

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

The total student population at Mesalands Community College is 1,068, which includes 223 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 typical student loan amount is $2,225 a year.

Students who graduate from Mesalands Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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