University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

Tel: (505)863-7500
2,825 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 2,825 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 60%.
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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus 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 2,825 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,825 students
1,303 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,376 students
834 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,449 students
1,040 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus sch enrollment University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
79%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Black (2008-2012)
% White
9%
66%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus More (2010-2012)
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus sch ethnicity University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus sta ethnicity
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 0.44
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,704 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,104 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,704 $5,890
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,104 $10,047
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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