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Graduate Rate 47.73%
Male 43.30%
Female 51.59%
Transfer-Out Rate 3.19%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
64% / 45%

New Mexico Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of New Mexico colleges iss 47.73% - 3,430 students out of 7,187 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 1,450 male and 1,980 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
New Mexico colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total7,1873,43047.73%
Male3,3491,45043.30%
Female3,8381,98051.59%
[Chart] New Mexico Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 1,814 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,209 finished in 5 years at New Mexico colleges. Additional 359 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
New Mexico Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less25.24% 20.96% 28.97%
5 Year42.06% 37.29% 46.22%
6 Year47.06% 42.70% 50.86%
[Chart] New Mexico Colleges and Universities BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. The average retention rate of New Mexico colleges is 64.31% for full-time students and 45.00% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
New Mexico Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 64.31%45.00%
[Chart] New Mexico Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at New Mexico colleges is 3.19%. The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing students who have transferred out of other institution into total number of students (candidates) within 150% normal time.
Transfer-Out Rates
New Mexico Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 2297,187 3.19%
Male 1143,349 3.40%
Female 1153,838 3.00%
[Chart] New Mexico Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates