New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

Tel: (575)527-7500
8,837 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana serves 8,837 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is the only community colleges within Doña Ana County, NM.
The nearest community college is Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) (33.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 245 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 245 staff
59 staff
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,837 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,837 students
1,282 students
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
22:1
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
4,197 students
810 students
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,640 students
1,017 students
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
70%
7%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
12%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Black (2006-2013)
% White
18%
57%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana non_resident (2006-2013)
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana 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. 0.44 0.53
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,872 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,968 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,872 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,968 $10,294
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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