New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Overview
Located in Las Cruces, New Mexico, New Mexico State University - Dona Ana is a public institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.
What Is New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at NMSU Dona Ana.
- In 2017-2018, 28% of the faculty were full-time.
New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
NMSU Dona Ana has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#97||Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#130||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#316||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#320||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NMSU Dona Ana.
Where Is New Mexico State University - Dona Ana?
Contact details for NMSU Dona Ana are given below.
|Address:||2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd., Las Cruces, NM 88011|
How Do I Get Into NMSU Dona Ana?
You can apply to NMSU Dona Ana online at: dacc.nmsu.edu/admissions/first-time-apply/
Can I Afford New Mexico State University - Dona Ana?
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 Dona Ana, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $1,180 a year. That adds up to $4,720 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at NMSU Dona Ana 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 - Dona Ana Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,365 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Dona Ana, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of New Mexico State University - Dona Ana students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||59|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,545|
Online Learning at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NMSU Dona Ana has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd 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 Dona Ana
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New Mexico State University - Dona Ana was 6.9%. This is the #1,541 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NMSU Dona Ana regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NMSU Dona Ana majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||7%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||10%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||17%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||6%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NMSU Dona Ana 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 Dona Ana.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Library & Archives Assisting||#7|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#263|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#300|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#324|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#324|
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 - Dona Ana Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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