NMSU Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

New Mexico State University-Main Campus is ranked 186th in National Universities, 4th in New Mexico Colleges.
Next statements evaluate New Mexico State University-Main Campus by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($23,076) is expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (55%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,050 SAT, 21 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (14,289) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (190 programs).
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National Universities
#186 in National Universities
New Mexico Colleges
#4 in New Mexico Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of NMSU are $23,076 (out-of-state rate) and it is expensive compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus $23,076

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $18,895

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico $13,937

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of NMSU are $17,743 (out-of-state rate) and it is expensive compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus $17,743

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $20,343

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico $12,587

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of NMSU is 55% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 55%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 72%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 77%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of NMSU is 34% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 34%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 32%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 34%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at NMSU is 1,050 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 1,050

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 1,112

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 1,115

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at NMSU is 21 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 21

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 67

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 64

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at NMSU is 48% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 48%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 48%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 35%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at NMSU is 74% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 74%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 62%

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Student Population

The total student population at NMSU is 14,289 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 14,289

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 11,396

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 6,212

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at NMSU is $10,038 which is 43.50% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus $10,038

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $7,301

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico $7,342

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at NMSU is 17 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 17 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

NMSU offers 190 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 190

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 108

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 96

Number of Online Programs

NMSU offers 33 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 33

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico 18

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