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New Mexico Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2021-2022, 108,068 students have applied and among them 73,186 were admitted to New Mexico Colleges. 24,899 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for New Mexico Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2021-2022)
New Mexico Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total108,068 73,18624,899
Public Schools105,420 71,67724,291
4 Years (Or High)102,479 70,54323,430
2-4 Years2,941 1,134861
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools2,648 1,509608
4 Years (Or High)2,469 1,425565
2-4 Years179 8443
Less Than 2 Years0 00
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for New Mexico Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of New Mexico Colleges is 67.72% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 67.99% and the average rate of private schools was 56.99%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for New Mexico Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
New Mexico Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average67.72%
Public Schools67.99%
4 Years (Or High)68.84%
2-4 Years38.56%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools56.99%
4 Years (Or High)57.72%
2-4 Years46.93%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for New Mexico Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of New Mexico Colleges was 67.72% in academic year 2021-2022. Public schools' average admission yield was 67.99% and the average rate of private schools was 56.99%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for New Mexico Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2021-2022)
New Mexico Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average34.02%
Public Schools33.89%
4 Years (Or High)33.21%
2-4 Years75.93%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools40.29%
4 Years (Or High)39.65%
2-4 Years51.19%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for New Mexico Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of New Mexico Colleges is 451 for the academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2021-2022)
New Mexico Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%204204
75%247246
Public Schools25%408408
75%494492
Private Schools25%00
75%00
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for New Mexico Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of New Mexico Colleges is 17 for the academic year 2021-2022. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2021-2022. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2021-2022)
New Mexico Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%7 77
75%10 1010
Public Schools25%151415
75%202020
Private Schools25%000
75%000
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for New Mexico Colleges