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# New Mexico Colleges

New Mexico ranked #38 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 33,100 students received some type of diploma that year. New Mexico colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $5,113 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $8,939 per year.

An estimated 35% of college students in New Mexico take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,476 per year.

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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.

Roughly 8% of students at CNM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

There are 22,311 students at UNM in total, 16,209 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,124 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNM, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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

There are 11,575 undergraduates at NMSU Main Campus, of which 9,466 are full-time, and there are 14,227 students altogether. It takes the average NMSU Main Campus undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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 average amount of student loans 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.

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

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

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

There are 5,266 students at ENMU - Main Campus in total, 3,927 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,222 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 51%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 33% of students at ENMU - Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,149 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% 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.

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana is 7,028, which includes 3,186 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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.

The total student population at New Mexico Highlands University is 2,777, of which 1,699 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,134 are full-time. It takes the average New Mexico Highlands University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

29% of New Mexico Highlands University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,051 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New Mexico Highlands University is $28,500.

The total student population at Santa Fe Community College is 3,459, which includes 759 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at SFCC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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

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

Roughly 5% of students at Clovis Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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.

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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Western New Mexico University is 4.6 years.

42% of Western New Mexico University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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

There are 724 full-time undergraduates at ENMU - Roswell Campus, and 1,698 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

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 average amount of student loans 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.

There are 606 students at PMI Albuquerque in total, 606 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

80% of PMI Albuquerque students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,860 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 1,686 students at New Mexico Tech in total, 1,229 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,103 are full-time. It takes the average New Mexico Tech undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 56% are men and 44% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,688 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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.

There are 716 full-time undergraduates at Olympian Academy of Cosmetology, and 716 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,329 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $16,200 during the early-career years.

There are 2,174 students at UNM Gallup in total, 629 are 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

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.

The total student population at Mesalands Community College is 709, which includes 119 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Mesalands Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,241 a year.

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

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.

Roughly 92% of students at USW take out loans to pay for college. 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.

There are 1,435 students at UNM Valencia in total, 330 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 31 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

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.

The total student population at Northern New Mexico College is 1,234, which includes 554 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Northern New Mexico College is 4.5 years.

Roughly 3% of students at Northern New Mexico College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

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

There are 440 students at Carrington College, Albuquerque in total, 440 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 40 to 1.

74% of Carrington College, Albuquerque students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,974 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

There are 269 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Carlsbad, and 1,203 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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

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.

Roughly 9% of students at UNM Taos take out loans to pay for college. 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.

There are 720 students at Luna Community College in total, 253 are 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%.

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

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