Outcomes at NMSU

Graduation Rate
48.18%
Retention Rate
74.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 48.18% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico. 915 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,899 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, the graduation rate of New Mexico State University-Main Campus is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 56.40%).

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus. 915 students have completed. In addition, 106 students still enrolled and 878 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)1,8991,899
Completers915
(48.18%)
915
Still Enrolled106
(5.58%)
106
No Longer Enrolled878
(46.23%)
878

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 419 students have completed in 4 years and additional 373 students have completed in 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree) at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)419
(22.06%)
163
(18.56%)
256
(25.07%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)373
(19.64%)
161
(18.34%)
212
(20.76%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)123
(6.48%)
63
(7.18%)
60
(5.88%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
Total48.18% (915/1,899) 44.08% (387/878) 51.71% (528/1,021)
American Indian or Alaska Native38.46% (15/39) 50.00% (9/18) 28.57% (6/21)
Asian42.86% (9/21) 41.67% (5/12) 44.44% (4/9)
Black (Non-Hispanic)47.76% (32/67) 41.94% (13/31) 52.78% (19/36)
Hispanic45.02% (479/1,064) 43.59% (204/468) 46.14% (275/596)
White54.41% (321/590) 46.98% (132/281) 61.17% (189/309)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander60.00% (3/5) 50.00% (1/2) 66.67% (2/3)
Two or More Race39.39% (13/33) 14.29% (2/14) 57.89% (11/19)
Unknown50.00% (20/40) 30.43% (7/23) 76.47% (13/17)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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