University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

Tel: (505)662-5919
710 students
Public institution
As a branch campus of the largest university in the state, we are able to offer our students many of the same benefits available on the Albuquerque campus. With an average class size of 15 students, UNM-LA provides the individual attention more often found at a small liberal arts college than at a state university.
School Highlights:
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus serves 710 students (21% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is the only community colleges within Los Alamos County, NM.
The nearest community college is Northern New Mexico College (15.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos 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 710 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 256:1 has increased from 108:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
710 students
1,287 students
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
148 students
832 students
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 562 students
1,021 students
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus sch enrollment University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
5%
1%
% Hispanic
33%
7%
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Black (2008-2012)
% White
51%
66%
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus More (2011-2012)
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus sch ethnicity University of New Mexico-Los Alamos 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. 0.62 0.45
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,608 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,404 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,608 $5,890
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,404 $10,050
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our exceptional faculty make teaching their top priority. Because of our proximity to Los Alamos National Laboratory, we have been able to attract top faculty in many areas, including technology and the sciences, and many of our students eventually become lab employees. Los Alamos offers excellent employment opportunities in both the public and private sector and UNM-LA works closely with local employers to help students prepare for careers in fields where job prospects are good. UNM-LA currently offers 19 associate degrees and 15 certificate programs and is also an excellent place to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree program. UNM-LA can prepare students for transfer to a four-year college or university by its offering of general education requirements and specifically those that satisfy the UNM Core Curriculum. UNM-LA encourages students to participate in campus life. Whether your interests lie with student government, art, music or community service, you'll be encouraged to contribute your talents in making UNMLA an interesting place to be. We have a beautiful campus and our Student Center is a great place to meet other students, play pool, watch movies, or get a meal. UNM-LA offers a full range of educational opportunities, including Community Education for both children and adults and Adult Basic Education classes. Through UNM's Extended University, students may complete a bachelor's or a master's degree in selected majors. UNM-LA specializes in courses geared to those completing the first two years of college and to those interested in earning a two-year associate's degree or a certificate in a particular field of study.

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