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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in New Mexico. By school type, there are 6 public and 2 private schools in best schools in New Mexico. By school level, all 8 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In New Mexico
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologySocorro, NMPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 St. John's CollegeSanta Fe, NMPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
3 University of New Mexico-Main CampusAlbuquerque, NMPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 New Mexico State University-Main CampusLas Cruces, NMPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main CampusPortales, NMPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
6 University of the SouthwestHobbs, NMPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
7 New Mexico Highlands UniversityLas Vegas, NMPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Western New Mexico UniversitySilver City, NMPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in New Mexico is $14,029 for State residents and $19,867 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 69.29% and graduation rate is 42.00%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In New Mexico
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology $8,425 / $24,254 96.72% 55% 8:11,686
2 St. John's College $35,710 62.72% 72% 7:1355
3 University of New Mexico-Main Campus $7,905 / $25,243 97.27% 54% 19:122,311
4 New Mexico State University-Main Campus $7,301 / $23,767 57.26% 50% 16:114,227
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus $6,648 / $8,688 32.50% 40% 17:15,266
6 University of the Southwest $16,200 - 9% 17:1904
7 New Mexico Highlands University $6,876 / $11,532 - 27% 13:12,777
8 Western New Mexico University $6,558 / $13,541 - 29% 12:12,896
Average$14,029 / $19,86769.29%42.00%13.63:16,303
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in New Mexicoand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.