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.
University of the Southwest, has the highest yield rate of 69.53% for academic year 2019-2020 in New Mexico. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus is positioned second with 35.42% yield and New Mexico State University-Main Campus follows them with 34%. 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 (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of the Southwest
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHobbs, NM
69.53% 282 128 89 45.39%
2Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsPortales, NM
35.42% 2,714 1,581 560 58.25%
3New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsLas Cruces, NM
33.52% 11,903 6,497 2,178 54.58%
4University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsAlbuquerque, NM
29.50% 9,328 8,794 2,594 94.28%
5New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Public, 4 or more yearsSocorro, NM
27.41% 1,143 912 250 79.79%
6St. John's College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSanta Fe, NM
26.79% 422 280 75 66.35%