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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

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?

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.


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


*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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