New Mexico State University-Grants

1500 N. Third Street
Grants, NM 87020
Tel: (505)287-6678
942 students
Public institution
  • The mission of New Mexico State University at Grants is to provide quality instructional and supportive programs at the lowest feasible cost to persons within the Cibola County. These programs are provided to eligible persons regardless of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
School Highlights
New Mexico State University-Grants serves 942 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
New Mexico State University-Grants is the only community colleges within Cibola County, NM.
The nearest community college is University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus (55.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
New Mexico State University-Grants (NM) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 32 staff 72 staff
New Mexico State University-Grants Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 942 has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 942 students 1,793 students
New Mexico State University-Grants Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 30:1
New Mexico State University-Grants Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 237 students 604 students
New Mexico State University-Grants Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 705 students 1,189 students
New Mexico State University-Grants Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
New Mexico State University-Grants Enrollment Breakdown NM All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
29%
10%
New Mexico State University-Grants American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
37%
44%
New Mexico State University-Grants Hispanic (2006-2014)
% White
16%
35%
New Mexico State University-Grants White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
New Mexico State University-Grants More (2011-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
New Mexico State University-Grants Non Resident (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
14%
5%
New Mexico State University-Grants Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.73 0.67
New Mexico State University-Grants Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,956 is more than the state average of $1,632. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,696 is less than the state average of $4,104. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,956 $1,632
New Mexico State University-Grants In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,696 $4,104
New Mexico State University-Grants Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94% 88%
New Mexico State University-Grants % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • NMSU at Grants is located in the city of Grants, New Mexico. Located at the base of Mount Taylor, Grants is surrounded by scenic mesas. The Laguna, Acoma, and Zuni Pueblos and the Navajo Nation surround the area. NMSU at Grants was established as a branch of New Mexico State University in 1968 through the cooperative efforts of New Mexico State University and Grants Municipal Schools. Our campus has continued to grow and improve. We currently are able to offer Bachelor's and Masters Degrees in several careers. We have also taken our classes out to many locations include the Pinehill and Laguna areas. NMSU-Grants is here to help you achieve it with lots of degree choices available to you. MSU has to offers Adult Basic Education and GED program, certificate programs, associate degrees, bachelor's degree, masters degree and doctoral degree.

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For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,632 per year for in-state students and $4,104 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,125 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Mexico community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.67, which is equal to the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.