New Mexico College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, forty-nine colleges are active for serving college programs in New Mexico. By school types, there are twenty-eight public schools and twenty-one private schools. By school levels, nineteen 4-years (or high) schools, twenty-two 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and eight less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the forty-nine New Mexico schools, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology ranked first and St. John's College ranked second (view more at New Mexico college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all New Mexico colleges is $7,376 for New Mexico residents and $13,794 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 69.11% and the average SAT score is 1,147. The average number of students is 2,461 and the average student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for New Mexico colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 New Mexico Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in New Mexico ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,190$25,6021,27580.00%1,89550%8 to 1
St. John's College
Santa Fe, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,760$28,6121,36566.00%37161%7 to 1
University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Albuquerque, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,499$19,8901,13094.00%24,31954%17 to 1
New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Las Cruces, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,767$18,2751,05055.00%14,28948%17 to 1
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
Portales, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,568$7,1101,00558.00%6,00536%17 to 1
University of the Southwest
Hobbs, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,200$22,500-45.00%95132%14 to 1
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,998$11,646--3,03722%14 to 1
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,557$10,348--3,24834%15 to 1
Mesalands Community College
Tucumcari, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$3,384---1,06848%18 to 1
Central New Mexico Community College
Albuquerque, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$7,410---23,55329%23 to 1
Southwest Acupuncture College-Santa Fe
Santa Fe, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,515$20,251--37--
Clovis Community College
Clovis, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$2,984---3,10752%18 to 1
University of Phoenix-New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752--9113%5 to 1
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development
Santa Fe, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,726$12,795-100.00%58931%8 to 1
Carrington College-Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 2-4 years
$46,493--90.00%35165%21 to 1
New Mexico Military Institute
Roswell, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$13,010-1,05434.00%41242%16 to 1
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,500---15069%18 to 1
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus
Los Alamos, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$5,568---87111%24 to 1
Glitz School of Cosmetology
Las Cruces, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,604---8775%16 to 1
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad
Carlsbad, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$4,108---1,79115%17 to 1
University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus
Los Lunas, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$5,130---2,04114%32 to 1
Santa Fe Community College
Santa Fe, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$4,995---4,20725%13 to 1
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Albuquerque, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$1,095---36722%18 to 1
Vogue College of Cosmetology-Santa Fe
Santa Fe, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,500---6662%8 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 2-4 years
$14,770---56562%25 to 1
National American University-Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---19017%10 to 1
Navajo Technical University
Crownpoint, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$4,070$3,000--1,60016%12 to 1
Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College
Ruidoso, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$2,644---60512%14 to 1
Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute
Albuquerque, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,910---12460%14 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque West
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 2-4 years
$14,770---7180%25 to 1
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
Gallup, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$4,708---2,1907%27 to 1
Aveda Institute-New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,840---9079%20 to 1
Avenue Academy, A Cosmetology Institute
Albuquerque, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,950---4094%10 to 1
New Mexico State University-Grants
Grants, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$4,104---99618%17 to 1
Northern New Mexico College
Espanola, NM
Public, 4 years
four-years
$13,676$5,250--92622%12 to 1
University of New Mexico-Taos Campus
Ranchos de Taos, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$4,752---1,2197%23 to 1
Olympian Academy of Cosmetology
Alamogordo, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500---74260%20 to 1
Luna Community College
Las Vegas, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$2,570---1,09320%13 to 1
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
Las Cruces, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$5,664---7,87614%22 to 1
Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,044$21,100--4919%4 to 1
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus
Roswell, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$5,616---2,42731%22 to 1
National American University-Albuquerque West
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---30-11 to 1
New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$2,160---2,24722%15 to 1
Brookline College-Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$85,000---31259%16 to 1
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Las Cruces, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
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New Mexico State University-Alamogordo
Alamogordo, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$5,376---1,6368%18 to 1
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Rio Rancho
Rio Rancho, NM
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,500---37-12 to 1
San Juan College
Farmington, NM
Public, 2-4 years
$4,546---6,67924%15 to 1
Southwestern College
Santa Fe, NM
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,271$22,937--176--
Average$13,794$16,4051,14769.11%2,46139%16 to 1