Northern New Mexico College

Tel: (505)747-2100
1,201 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Northern New Mexico College serves 1,201 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Northern New Mexico College is the only community colleges within Rio Arriba County, NM.
The nearest community college is University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (15.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
College Northern New Mexico College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 67 staff
61 staff
Northern New Mexico College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,201 has declined by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,201 students 1,296 students
Northern New Mexico College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
21:1
Northern New Mexico College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 794 students
814 students
Northern New Mexico College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 407 students
1,040 students
Northern New Mexico College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northern New Mexico College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 793 students 802 students
# Graduate Students 1 students 23 students
Northern New Mexico College Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
13%
1%
Northern New Mexico College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Northern New Mexico College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
68%
21%
Northern New Mexico College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
15%
Northern New Mexico College Black (2006-2013)
% White
11%
51%
Northern New Mexico College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Northern New Mexico College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Northern New Mexico College Unknown (2006-2013)
Northern New Mexico College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.51 0.68
Northern New Mexico College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,060 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,523 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,060 $5,660
Northern New Mexico College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,523 $10,250
Northern New Mexico College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Northern New Mexico College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,171 per year for in-state students and $4,838 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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.