Average Tuition & Fees $12,374
Average Acceptance Rates 69.11 %
Total Student Population 317,512
Average Graduation Rates 39.00 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.47 to 1

New Mexico Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, there are 52 colleges and universities in New Mexico State - 28 public and 24 private schools. By school level, there are 21 four(4) Years or high, 22 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 9 less than tow(2) years schools in New Mexico. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in New Mexico.
New Mexico College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)3
Private (for-profit)21
4 Year or High21
2-4 Year22
Less than 2 year9

2020 Average Key Statistics for New Mexico Colleges

The average acceptance rate for New Mexico colleges is 69.11% and the average graduation rate is 39.00% in academic year 2019-2020. Total 317,512 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended New Mexico colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.47 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in New Mexico.
[Chart] 2020 New Mexico Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for New Mexico colleges is 14.423076923077 %
Average Retention Rate for New Mexico colleges is 64.06976744186 %

2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees For New Mexico Colleges

For academic year 2019-2020, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for New Mexico colleges are $7,468 for New Mexico residents and $12,374 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $11,989 for in-state students and $16,288 for out-of-state students.
New Mexico 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] New Mexico State 2019-2020 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at New Mexico Colleges

New Mexico colleges and universities are offering 2,273 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at New Mexico State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate20218
One but less than two years certificate52930
Associate's Degree69242
Two but less than four years certificate282
Bachelor's Degree44664
Post Bachelor's Degree4318
Master's Degree23163
Post Master's Degree191
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship765
Doctor's degree - professional practice71

Special Learning Opportunities at New Mexico State

In New Mexico, 32 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 12 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 4 colleges have the ROTC programs and 8 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of New Mexico schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at New Mexico State
Online Completely0 out of 51 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes32 out of 51 Schools
Graduate Online Classes12 out of 51 Schools
ROTC4 out of 51 Schools
Weekend/Evening College23 out of 51 Schools
Teacher certificate15 out of 51 Schools
Study Abroad8 out of 51 Schools