Most Favored New Mexico Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in New Mexico. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus, has the highest yield rate of 92.08% for academic year 2022-2023 in New Mexico. St. John's College is positioned second with 37.14% yield and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology follows them with 33%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in New Mexico.
Most Favored New Mexico Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2023)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
Public, four-yearsPortales, NM
92.08% 1,713 480 442 28.02%
2St. John's College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSanta Fe, NM
37.14% 453 245 91 54.08%
3New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Public, four-yearsSocorro, NM
33.00% 1,220 903 298 74.02%
4University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Public, four-yearsAlbuquerque, NM
29.00% 12,639 12,133 3,519 96.00%
5New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Public, four-yearsLas Cruces, NM
19.00% 15,860 12,371 2,350 78.00%