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New Mexico Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 78,570 students have applied and among them 50,960 were admitted to New Mexico Colleges. 18,896 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 (2020-2021)
New Mexico Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total78,570 50,96018,896
Public Schools76,398 49,77918,354
4 Years (Or High)74,084 48,90017,708
2-4 Years2,314 879646
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools2,172 1,181542
4 Years (Or High)1,993 1,097499
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 64.86% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 65.16% and the average rate of private schools was 54.37%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for New Mexico Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
New Mexico Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average64.86%
Public Schools65.16%
4 Years (Or High)66.01%
2-4 Years37.99%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools54.37%
4 Years (Or High)55.04%
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 64.86% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 65.16% and the average rate of private schools was 54.37%. 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) (2020-2021)
New Mexico Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average37.08%
Public Schools36.87%
4 Years (Or High)36.21%
2-4 Years73.49%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools45.89%
4 Years (Or High)45.49%
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 787 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
New Mexico Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%362355
75%436423
Public Schools25%398400
75%496490
Private Schools25%325310
75%375355
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for New Mexico Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of New Mexico Colleges is 32 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. 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 (2020-2021)
New Mexico Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%14 1313
75%18 1817
Public Schools25%151415
75%201919
Private Schools25%131311
75%161714
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for New Mexico Colleges