New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

Tel: (575)527-7500
8,837 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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New Mexico State University-Dona Ana serves 8,837 students (47.49% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 67%.
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New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is the only community colleges within Doña Ana County, NM.
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The nearest community college is Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) (33.57 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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 8,837 teachers has grown by 6% 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 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,837 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 4,197 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 4,640 students
1,024 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
70%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
18%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
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. 0.44 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,872 is less than the state average of $5,668. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,872 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,968 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
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 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.