Average Tuition & Fees $12,034
Average Acceptance Rates 62.00 %
Total Student Population 131,137
Average Graduation Rates 38.42 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.33 to 1

New Mexico Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 51 colleges and universities in New Mexico State - 28 public and 23 private schools. By school level, there are 22 4 Year or high, 22 2-4 years, and 7 less than 2 years schools in New Mexico. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

New Mexico Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)3
Private (for-profit)20
4 Year or High22
2-4 Year22
Less than 2 year7

Average Academic Statistics for New Mexico Colleges

The average acceptance rate for New Mexico colleges is 62.00% and the average graduation rate is 38.42% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 131,137 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended New Mexico colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.33:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in New Mexico.

[Chart] New Mexico Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for New Mexico colleges is 15.32 %
Average Retention Rate for New Mexico colleges is 63.02380952381 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For New Mexico Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for New Mexico colleges are $7,259 for New Mexico residents and $12,034 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $11,838 for in-state students and $15,462 for out-of-state students.

New Mexico 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] New Mexico State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at New Mexico Colleges

New Mexico colleges and universities are offering 2,272 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 certificate19313
One but less than two years certificate51735
Associate's Degree70755
Two but less than four years certificate280
Bachelor's Degree45558
Post Bachelor's Degree415
Master's Degree23052
Post Master's Degree181
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship763
Doctor's degree - professional practice70

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