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New Mexico State University - Grants Overview

Located in Grants, New Mexico, New Mexico State University - Grants is a public institution. Grants is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is New Mexico State University - Grants Known For?

64 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NMSU Grants.
  • In 2017-2018, 26% of the faculty were full-time.

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New Mexico State University - Grants 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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NMSU Grants.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Other Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is New Mexico State University - Grants?

Location of New Mexico State University - Grants

Contact details for NMSU Grants are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 Third Street, Grants, NM 87020-2025
Phone: 505-287-6678

How Do I Get Into NMSU Grants?

You can apply to NMSU Grants online at:

New Mexico State University - Grants has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford New Mexico State University - Grants?

8% Take Out Loans
15.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NMSU Grants, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $2,062 a year. That adds up to $8,248 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NMSU Grants 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 - Grants Undergraduate Student Diversity

164 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
84% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 996 undergraduate students at NMSU Grants, with 164 being full-time and 832 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 164 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Grants, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NMSU Grants

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NMSU Grants Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 67
White 25
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 70

Online Learning at New Mexico State University - Grants

693 Took All Classes Online
875 Took At Least One Class Online
13.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 875 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 15th 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 Grants

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New Mexico State University - Grants was 13.4%. This is the #98 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at NMSU Grants regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Education 33%

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 - Grants Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 23 0 23
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 15 15
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2 2 4
General Business/Commerce 3 0 3
General Education 3 0 3
Computer Engineering Technology 2 1 3
Precision Metal Working 3 0 3
Criminal Justice & Corrections 3 0 3
Social Work 3 0 3
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 1 1 2
Data Processing 1 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 0 1 1
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 20 64


*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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