univstats

Admission Comparison Between Best Colleges in New Mexico

Admission StatsSATACTApplication Checklist

Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

The following table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between best schools in New Mexico. The average acceptance rate of best schools in New Mexico is 70.53% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 31.59%.
University of the Southwest has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 45.39% and University of the Southwest has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 69.53% among best schools in New Mexico. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020.
Admission Stats Comparison Between Best Schools In New Mexico
RankName ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
1 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology1,143 (675/468) 912 (565/347) 250 (168/82) 80% (84%/74%) 27% (30%/18%)
2 St. John's College422 (212/210) 280 (135/145) 75 (38/37) 66% (64%/69%) 27% (28%/18%)
3 University of New Mexico-Main Campus9,328 (3,808/5,520) 8,794 (3,543/5,251) 2,594 (1,111/1,483) 94% (93%/95%) 29% (31%/27%)
4 New Mexico State University-Main Campus11,903 (5,047/6,856) 6,497 (2,636/3,861) 2,178 (957/1,221) 55% (52%/56%) 34% (36%/18%)
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus2,714 (1,058/1,656) 1,581 (587/994) 560 (232/328) 58% (55%/60%) 35% (40%/20%)
6 University of the Southwest282 (131/151) 128 (72/56) 89 (57/32) 45% (55%/37%) 70% (79%/21%)
7 New Mexico Highlands UniversityNo admission statistics available for the school.
8 Western New Mexico UniversityNo admission statistics available for the school.
Average4,299 (1,822/1,822)3,032 (1,256/1,776)958 (427/531)70.53% (69.0%/97.5%)31.59% (34.0%/29.9%)

SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,052 and 75th percentile is 1,278 for best schools in New Mexico. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 587 and the average SAT Math score is 578.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in New Mexico. The following table compares SAT Scores between best schools in New Mexico for academic year 2019-2020.
SAT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In New Mexico
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
1New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology34%
(84)
580690590690
2St. John's College52%
(39)
650750620710
3University of New Mexico-Main Campus1%
(21)
470640500650
4New Mexico State University-Main Campus32%
(704)
480580470570
5Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus26%
(143)
460570440540
6University of the SouthwestTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
7New Mexico Highlands UniversityNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
8Western New Mexico UniversityNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average29.00% 528.00646.00 524.00632.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 59 and 75th percentile is 77 for best schools in New Mexico. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 23, the average ACT English score is 23, and the average ACT Math score is 22.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in New Mexico. The following table compares ACT Scores between best schools in New Mexico for academic year 2019-2020.
ACT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In New Mexico
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
1New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology89%
(222)
2329 22282428
2St. John's College32%
(24)
2631 25342228
3University of New Mexico-Main Campus82%
(2,126)
1925 17241724
4New Mexico State University-Main Campus77%
(1,679)
1823 16231723
5Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus81%
(451)
1722 15211622
6University of the SouthwestTest Scores are recommended to submit for applying to the school, but no data is available/reported.
7New Mexico Highlands UniversityNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
8Western New Mexico UniversityNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average72.20% 20.6026.00 19.0026.00 19.2025.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

The following table list and compare the requirements when applying best schools in New Mexico based on academic year 2019-2020 data.
Application Requirements Comparison Between Best Schools In New Mexico
Rank NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
1 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
2 St. John's College
3 University of New Mexico-Main Campus
4 New Mexico State University-Main Campus
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
6 University of the Southwest
7 New Mexico Highlands UniversityInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
8 Western New Mexico UniversityInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)
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.