Community Colleges in New Mexico

For the academic year 2019-2020, 19 community colleges are active in New Mexico. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology has ranked first in New Mexico community college ranking and St. John's College and University of New Mexico-Main Campus ranked second and third in the ranking. You can view more ranked community college ranking at New Mexico community college ranking page.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of community colleges in New Mexico is $2,189 for New Mexico residents and $4,728 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 64,385 students have enrolled in community colleges in New Mexico and, of that, 14,334 students enrolled online exclusively.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of New Mexico community colleges is 19.21 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at community colleges in New Mexico is $5,176.
  • The average graduation rate is 22.16% and the average transfer-out rate is 11.39% at community colleges in New Mexico.

19 Community Colleges in New Mexico Comparison Table

College NameNew Mexico Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateTransfer-out RateFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
Central New Mexico Community College
Albuquerque, NM
$1,650$7,41023,5534,22129%9%$4,85123 to 1
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
Las Cruces, NM
$2,160$5,6647,8761,25514%11%$5,78422 to 1
Clovis Community College
Clovis, NM
$1,616$2,9843,1071,01352%7%$3,82918 to 1
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus
Roswell, NM
$2,424$5,6162,42761831%1%$5,36522 to 1
New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs, NM
$2,072$2,1602,24729522%15%$2,35315 to 1
New Mexico Military Institute
Roswell, NM
$6,616$13,010412-42%36%$9,55916 to 1
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
Gallup, NM
$1,932$4,7082,1901377%7%$6,15327 to 1
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus
Los Alamos, NM
$2,076$5,56887146811%19%$4,99824 to 1
New Mexico State University-Alamogordo
Alamogordo, NM
$2,424$5,3761,6367948%11%$6,12318 to 1
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
Carlsbad, NM
$2,068$4,1081,79151615%10%$4,99717 to 1
New Mexico State University-Grants
Grants, NM
$2,280$4,10499669318%6%$6,62517 to 1
University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus
Los Lunas, NM
$1,878$5,1302,0411,05914%4%$5,36232 to 1
San Juan College
Farmington, NM
$1,618$4,5466,6791,94424%4%$4,15715 to 1
Santa Fe Community College
Santa Fe, NM
$2,505$4,9954,20765825%16%$4,18813 to 1
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Albuquerque, NM
$1,095$1,095367222%13%$4,06718 to 1
University of New Mexico-Taos Campus
Ranchos de Taos, NM
$1,872$4,7521,2191647%7%$5,68323 to 1
Mesalands Community College
Tucumcari, NM
$2,136$3,3841,06818048%7%$5,40618 to 1
Luna Community College
Las Vegas, NM
$1,370$2,5701,0936220%-$4,76413 to 1
Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College
Ruidoso, NM
$1,804$2,64460525512%22%$4,07514 to 1
Average$2,189$4,72864,38514,33422%11%$5,17619 to 1