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34 Colleges
7,033 Yearly Graduations
$13,250 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$19,223 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

New Mexico ranked #37 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 7,033 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in New Mexico is $3,312 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $6,969 a year.

An estimated 27% of college students in New Mexico take out loans, with the average loan amount being $4,806 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
1,716 Yearly Degrees
$1,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central New Mexico Community College is 23,096, which includes 6,119 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $2,739 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

#2

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
1,048 Yearly Degrees
$7,875 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 22,729 students at UNM in total, 17,330 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,705 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNM is 4.8 years.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at UNM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,921 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNM is $28,100.

#3

San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
751 Yearly Degrees
$1,546 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at San Juan College is 6,741, which includes 2,376 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,296 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

#4

Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
467 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Albuquerque is 708, which includes 708 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at PMI Albuquerque take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,674 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI Albuquerque is $26,700.

#5

New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
335 Yearly Degrees
$6,318 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Mexico Highlands University is 2,787, of which 1,750 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,183 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,158 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New Mexico Highlands University is $28,500.

#6

Santa Fe Community College

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
333 Yearly Degrees
$2,115 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,110 students at SFCC in total, 979 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,145 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,900 during the early-career years.

#7

Clovis Community College

Clovis, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
310 Yearly Degrees
$1,616 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 754 full-time undergraduates at Clovis Community College, and 2,902 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

11% of Clovis Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,183 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Clovis Community College is $21,900.

Public Public vs. Private
286 Yearly Degrees
$2,424 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 951 full-time undergraduates at ENMU - Roswell Campus, and 2,256 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,235 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
248 Yearly Degrees
$7,087 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Main Campus is 14,296, of which 11,675 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,740 are full-time. For undergraduates at NMSU Main Campus, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 32% of students at NMSU Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $1,734 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NMSU Main Campus is $24,800.

Public Public vs. Private
216 Yearly Degrees
$6,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,465 undergraduates at ENMU - Main Campus, of which 2,400 are full-time, and there are 5,685 students altogether. For undergraduates at ENMU - Main Campus, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 43% of students at ENMU - Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,223 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ENMU - Main Campus is $25,100.

#11

New Mexico State University - Dona Ana

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$2,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,054 students at NMSU Dona Ana in total, 3,365 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at NMSU Dona Ana take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $1,180 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,800 during the early-career years.

#12

Carrington College, Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
188 Yearly Degrees

There are 424 students at Carrington College, Albuquerque in total, 424 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 34%. Of the accepted students, 15% are men and 85% are women.

57% of Carrington College, Albuquerque students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,860 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
104 Yearly Degrees
$1,878 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 460 full-time undergraduates at UNM Valencia, and 2,196 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at UNM Valencia take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,023 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNM Valencia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Brookline College - Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
102 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Brookline College - Albuquerque is 452, which includes 312 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 89% of students at Brookline College - Albuquerque take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $12,909 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Brookline College - Albuquerque is $18,300.

Public Public vs. Private
87 Yearly Degrees
$1,932 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 885 full-time undergraduates at UNM Gallup, and 2,487 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,759 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,100 during the early-career years.

#16

Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
76 Yearly Degrees

There are 65 full-time undergraduates at UTMI, and 65 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 86% of students at UTMI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,100 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UTMI is $16,900.

#17

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
69 Yearly Degrees
$6,305 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,193 students at Western New Mexico University in total, 2,214 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,102 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Western New Mexico University is 4.7 years.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,552 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Western New Mexico University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Luna Community College

Las Vegas, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$1,298 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 317 full-time undergraduates at Luna Community College, and 1,043 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 5% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $2,422 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 28.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$2,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 912 students at UNM Los Alamos in total, 156 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

6% of UNM Los Alamos students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,446 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,100 during the early-career years.

#20

Southwestern College

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees

#21

University of New Mexico - Taos Campus

Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$1,902 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,143 students at UNM Taos in total, 247 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,985 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNM Taos is $28,100.

#22

New Mexico Junior College

Hobbs, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$1,776 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,327 students at New Mexico Junior College in total, 735 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $2,713 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New Mexico Junior College is $24,800.

#22

Northern New Mexico College

Espanola, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$4,952 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 591 full-time undergraduates at Northern New Mexico College, and 1,119 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

4% of Northern New Mexico College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $2,512 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northern New Mexico College is $23,900.

#24

New Mexico State University - Carlsbad

Carlsbad, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
40 Yearly Degrees
$2,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New Mexico State University - Carlsbad is 1,921, which includes 322 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

3% of NMSU Carlsbad students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $1,930 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NMSU Carlsbad with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Navajo Technical University

Crownpoint, New Mexico
Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$4,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Navajo Technical University is 1,849, of which 1,831 students are undergraduates and of those, 825 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Students who graduate from Navajo Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $13,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other New Mexico Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso Campus 29
27 University of the Southwest 22
28 New Mexico State University - Grants 15
28 Mesalands Community College 15
30 Southwest Acupuncture College - Santa Fe 13
31 Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute 10
32 New Mexico State University - Alamogordo 8
33 University of Phoenix - New Mexico 0
33 Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine 0

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