University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

Tel: (505)863-7500
2,693 students
Public institution
Founded in 1968, the University of New Mexico-Gallup is a branch campus of the University of New Mexico and operates as a community college. It serves the approximately 75,000 residents of the region, which includes Gallup and McKinley County, and is the largest of the four UNM branch campuses.
School Highlights:
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus serves 2,693 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 67%.
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus is the only community colleges within McKinley County, NM.
The nearest community college is New Mexico State University-Grants (55.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus 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 86 staff
59 staff
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,693 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,693 students
1,282 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,252 students
810 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,441 students
1,017 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
77%
1%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
7%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
12%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Black (2008-2013)
% White
6%
57%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Unknown (2006-2013)
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus 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. 0.36 0.53
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,704 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,104 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,704 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,104 $10,294
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
89%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our campus is located on 64 acres in New Mexico's breathtaking High Desert Country. The college also includes the 25,000-square-foot Zuni South Campus, a 2500-square-foot facility on Gallup's North Side, as well as other learning sites at Ramah, Navajo and Smith Lake. Today, we are a comprehensive vocational and transfer institution that offers Certificates in 27 disciplines and Associate's Degrees in 36 programs. We also offer Bachelor's Degrees from UNM's Extended University in five programs, and Master's Degrees in three programs. We have an operating budget of $12 million, with $3 million coming from grants, for a total of $15 million. Our college offers a number of diverse programs to meet the needs of our population. Among them: New Mexico's first Middle College High School; a career vocational program, Center for Career and Technical Education, which draws students from local high schools; Adult Basic Education, which encompasses earning a GED, basic skills, English as a second language, life skills, workplace skills and citizenship; Workforce Development programs; Community Education; and a Transitional Studies Department, which will target the success of minority students and under-served students by emphasis on developmental Math and English skills. Our largest programs are in the Nursing and Health Careers Department. As a UNM branch, the college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Grants
    1500 N. Third Street
    Grants, NM 87020
    (505)287-6678
    55.1  Mi  |  970  students
  • Holbrook
    2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
    Holbrook, AZ 86025
    (800)266-7845
    89.1  Mi  |  3342  students
  • Farmington
    4601 College Blvd
    Farmington, NM 87402
    (505)326-3311
    93  Mi  |  8491  students
  • Albuquerque
    4201 Central Ave NW-Ste J
    Albuquerque, NM 87105
    (505)880-2877
    118.6  Mi  |  272  students
  • Albuquerque
    525 Buena Vista SE
    Albuquerque, NM 87106
    (505)224-3000
    122.2  Mi  |  28891  students
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