New Mexico State University-Main Campus

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11,687 Undergrads / 14,289 Students
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$9,930 Net Price
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55% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Western Athletic (WAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
22% / 48%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Las Cruces New Mexico Area
  • Albuquerque New Mexico Area
  • El Paso Texas Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Santa Fe New Mexico Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • San Antonio Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • New Mexico State University
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Las Cruces Public Schools
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • US Army
  • Intel Corporation
  • United States Air Force
  • Raytheon
  • The University of New Mexico
  • Doa Ana Community College
  • Lockheed Martin
  • City of Las Cruces
  • New Mexico State Personnel Office Career Services Bureau
  • Boeing
  • U.S. Forest Service
What Grads Do
  • Business Development
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Information Technology
  • Community and Social Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Research
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Program and Project Management
  • Arts and Design
  • Support
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Overall Experience
Student Life
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Test Scores
Critical Reading
400 - 530
470 - 570
870 - 1100
16 - 23
17 - 23
18 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 11,903 5,047 6,856
% Admitted 55% 52% 56%
% Admits That Enroll 34% 36% 32%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (15%)
Engineering (14%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (7%)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (7%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (7%)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (6%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (6%)
Education (5%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
Social Sciences (4%)
Mechanical Engineering (4%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (4%)
Agriculture (4%)
Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
Psychology, General (3%)
Business/Commerce, General (3%)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General (3%)
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$7,087 $19,652
Books & Supplies$1,240 $1,240
Cost of Living$9,538 $9,538
Personal Expenses$4,416 $4,416
Sticker Price$22,281 $32,702

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship99%$12,308
Federal Grants53%$5,599
Pell Grants53%$5,299
Other Federal13%$1,436
State & Local Grants56%$2,653
Institutional Grants97%$7,943
Student Loans40%$4,723
Federal Loans39%$4,319
Other Loans2%$8,602

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $42.8 Million $2,996

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $17,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $10,500 $181

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 15.3%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,200 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $34,600

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.86 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 22% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 8 7
Fondling 4 2
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 1 -
Aggravated Assault 6 3
Burglary 24 20
Motor Vehicle Theft 8 5
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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