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New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

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New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Overview

Located in Alamogordo, New Mexico, New Mexico State University - Alamogordo is a public institution. The rural area surrounding NMSU Alamogordo is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

What Is New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Known For?

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  • Students at NMSU Alamogordo may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
  • Students at NMSU Alamogordo have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NMSU Alamogordo.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into NMSU Alamogordo?

You can apply to NMSU Alamogordo online at:

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?

3% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At NMSU Alamogordo, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $8,648 a year. That adds up to $34,592 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NMSU Alamogordo is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Undergraduate Student Diversity

235 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 946 undergraduate students at NMSU Alamogordo, with 235 being full-time and 711 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 235 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Alamogordo, 40% are male and 60% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 83
White 102
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 31

Online Learning at New Mexico State University - Alamogordo

589 Took All Classes Online
785 Took At Least One Class Online
-8.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 785 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.


This school is the 12th most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

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 -8.0%. This is the #877 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at NMSU Alamogordo regardless of major.

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%.


*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.

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