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New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Overview

New Mexico State University - Alamogordo is a public institution situated in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of NMSU Alamogordo.

What Is New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Known For?

110 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NMSU Alamogordo.
  • In 2017-2018, 35% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is New Mexico State University - Alamogordo?

Location of New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

Contact details for NMSU Alamogordo are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone: 575-439-3600
Website: nmsua.edu

How Do I Get Into NMSU Alamogordo?

You can apply to NMSU Alamogordo online at: nmsua.edu/admissions

Since New Mexico State University - Alamogordo has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford New Mexico State University - Alamogordo?

7% Take Out Loans
15.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At NMSU Alamogordo, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $2,969 a year. That adds up to $11,876 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NMSU Alamogordo is 15.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Undergraduate Student Diversity

384 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,636 undergraduate students at NMSU Alamogordo, with 384 being full-time and 1,252 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  NMSU Alamogordo

Gender Diversity

Of the 384 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Alamogordo, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NMSU Alamogordo

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of New Mexico State University - Alamogordo students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NMSU Alamogordo Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 151
White 167
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 35

Online Learning at New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

794 Took All Classes Online
1,169 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,169 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at NMSU Alamogordo has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 11th most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of NMSU Alamogordo

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New Mexico State University - Alamogordo was -0.8%. This is the #2,259 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NMSU Alamogordo regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NMSU Alamogordo majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 67%
Business, Management & Marketing 24%
General Business/Commerce 27%
Legal Professions 60%
Legal Support Services 60%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NMSU Alamogordo ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NMSU Alamogordo.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Education #106
Business Support & Assistant Services #145
General Business/Commerce #181

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 2 43 2 47
General Business/Commerce 0 11 0 11
Health Sciences & Services 0 8 0 8
Legal Support Services 0 3 2 5
Computer Information Systems 0 4 0 4
Social Work 0 4 0 4
Design & Applied Arts 0 4 0 4
Business Administration & Management 3 0 0 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 3 0 3
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 3 0 3
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 2 1 3
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 2 0 2
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Environmental Control Technology 0 1 1 2
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 2 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 2
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 1 1
Computer Programming 0 1 0 1
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 1 1
General Education 0 1 0 1
General Engineering 0 1 0 1
Data Processing 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 97 8 110

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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