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Graduate Rate 49.51%
Male 44.90%
Female 53.53%
Transfer-Out Rate 5.36%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
64% / 45%

New Mexico Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of New Mexico colleges is 49.51% - 3,250 students out of 6,564 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 1,372 male and 1,878 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
New Mexico colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total6,5643,25049.51%
Male3,0561,37244.90%
Female3,5081,87853.53%
[Chart] New Mexico Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 1,917 students completed their degree in 4 years and 992 finished in 5 years at New Mexico colleges. Additional 277 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
New Mexico Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less29.20% 23.99% 33.75%
5 Year44.32% 39.07% 48.89%
6 Year48.54% 44.11% 52.39%
[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 64.33% 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 64.33%45.00%
[Chart] New Mexico Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at New Mexico colleges is 5.36%. 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 3526,564 5.36%
Male 1903,056 6.22%
Female 1623,508 4.62%
[Chart] New Mexico Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates