New Mexico State University-Grants

1500 N. Third Street
Grants, NM 87020
Tel: (505)287-6678
970 students
Public institution
The mission of New Mexico State University at Grants is to provide quality instructional and supportive programs at the lowest feasible cost to persons within the Cibola County. These programs are provided to eligible persons regardless of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
School Highlights:
New Mexico State University-Grants serves 970 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 67%.
New Mexico State University-Grants is the only community colleges within Cibola County, NM.
The nearest community college is University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus (55.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
New Mexico State University-Grants 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 32 staff
60 staff
New Mexico State University-Grants Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 970 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
970 students
1,282 students
New Mexico State University-Grants Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
21:1
New Mexico State University-Grants student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
329 students
810 students
New Mexico State University-Grants Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 641 students
1,017 students
New Mexico State University-Grants Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
New Mexico State University-Grants Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
29%
1%
New Mexico State University-Grants American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
41%
7%
New Mexico State University-Grants Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
New Mexico State University-Grants Black (2006-2013)
% White
15%
57%
New Mexico State University-Grants White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
New Mexico State University-Grants More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
10%
3%
New Mexico State University-Grants Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
New Mexico State University-Grants non_resident (2007-2013)
New Mexico State University-Grants 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. 0.63 0.53
New Mexico State University-Grants Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,956 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,696 is less than the state average of $10,325. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,956 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,696 $10,325
New Mexico State University-Grants Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
New Mexico State University-Grants % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

NMSU at Grants is located in the city of Grants, New Mexico. Located at the base of Mount Taylor, Grants is surrounded by scenic mesas. The Laguna, Acoma, and Zuni Pueblos and the Navajo Nation surround the area. NMSU at Grants was established as a branch of New Mexico State University in 1968 through the cooperative efforts of New Mexico State University and Grants Municipal Schools. Our campus has continued to grow and improve. We currently are able to offer Bachelor's and Masters Degrees in several careers. We have also taken our classes out to many locations include the Pinehill and Laguna areas. NMSU-Grants is here to help you achieve it with lots of degree choices available to you. MSU has to offers Adult Basic Education and GED program, certificate programs, associate degrees, bachelor's degree, masters degree and doctoral degree.

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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 0.53. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.