Luna Community College

Tel: (505)454-2500
1,782 students
Public institution

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Luna Community College is an institution of higher learning committed to serving the changing needs of its student population and the surrounding communities. Its mission is to provide comprehensive education, preparation for relevant employment, and opportunities for life-long learning.
School Highlights:
Luna Community College serves 1,782 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
Luna Community College is the only community colleges within San Miguel County, NM.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Luna Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 1,782 teachers has grown by 114% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,782 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
583 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,199 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 84%
7%
% Black 1%
12%
% White 13%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
2%
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. 0.28
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,198 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,230 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,198 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,230 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Luna Community College continues to be an outstanding institution of higher education. With a strong history of vocational-technical education, which began in 1970, and becoming a comprehensive community college in 1997, Luna Community College is dedicated to excellence in meeting the needs of students. With a broadened focus, Luna Community College offers the first two years of a Baccalaureate Degree and various Associate Degrees and Certificates, which meet the needs of students in Business and Professional Studies, Vocational Education, Technologies, Health Sciences and Developmental Education. Luna Community College (LCC) is the only community college in northeastern New Mexico. LCC is located in the lower slopes of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range overlooking the city of Las Vegas, New Mexico. LCC enjoys an outstanding reputation for its caliber of facilities, teaching methods, curricula, and dedication to excellence. Luna Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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