2021 New Mexico Best College Rankings
At a Glance
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology ranked first and St. John's College ranked second in New Mexico college rankings. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the New Mexico best colleges is $14,000 for New Mexico residents and $19,692 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 66.33% and the average SAT score is 1,165. The average number of student population is 6,764 and the average student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for New Mexico best colleges. For the statistics, we only include 4 years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges.
- The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $19,692 and St. John's College has the highest tuition & fees of $35,760 and Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus has the lowest tuition & fees of $8,568.
- The average graduate tuition & fees is $17,998 and St. John's College has the highest tuition & fees of $28,612 and Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus has the lowest tuition & fees of $7,110.
- The average SAT score is 1,165 and St. John's College has the highest SAT score of 1,365 and Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus has the lowest score of 1,005.
- The average acceptance rate is 66.33% and University of the Southwest has the tightest (lowest) rate of 45% and University of New Mexico-Main Campus has the loosest (lowest) rate of 94%.
- The average student population is 6,764 and University of New Mexico-Main Campus has the most students of 24,319 and St. John's College has the fewest students of 371.
- The average graduation rate is 42.13% and St. John's College has the highest rate of 61% and New Mexico Highlands University has the lowest rate of 22%.
New Mexico Best Colleges Comparison Table
|Rank||College Name||Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||Graduate Tuition & Fees||SAT Score||Acceptance Rate||Population||Graduation Rate||Student to Faculty Ratio|
|1||New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology|
|$24,190||$25,602||1,275||80.00%||1,895||50%||8 to 1|
|2||St. John's College|
Santa Fe, NM
|$35,760||$28,612||1,365||66.00%||371||61%||7 to 1|
|3||University of New Mexico-Main Campus|
|$24,499||$19,890||1,130||94.00%||24,319||54%||17 to 1|
|4||New Mexico State University-Main Campus|
Las Cruces, NM
|$23,767||$18,275||1,050||55.00%||14,289||48%||17 to 1|
|5||Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus|
|$8,568||$7,110||1,005||58.00%||6,005||36%||17 to 1|
|6||University of the Southwest|
|$16,200||$22,500||-||45.00%||951||32%||14 to 1|
|7||New Mexico Highlands University|
Las Vegas, NM
|$10,998||$11,646||-||-||3,037||22%||14 to 1|
|8||Western New Mexico University|
Silver City, NM
|$13,557||$10,348||-||-||3,248||34%||15 to 1|
|Average||$19,692||$17,998||1,165||66.33%||6,764||42%||14 to 1|