Northern New Mexico College

921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola
NM, 87532
Tel: (505)747-2100
1,425 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Northern New Mexico College serves 1,425 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
Northern New Mexico College is the only community colleges within Rio Arriba County, NM.
The nearest community college is University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (15.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Northern New Mexico College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,425 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,425 students
1,287 students
Northern New Mexico College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
889 students
832 students
Northern New Mexico College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 536 students
1,021 students
Northern New Mexico College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Northern New Mexico College sch enrollment Northern New Mexico College sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 1,390 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 35 students 42 students
Northern New Mexico College sch graduate Northern New Mexico College sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
8%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Northern New Mexico College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
71%
7%
Northern New Mexico College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Northern New Mexico College Black (2006-2012)
% White
16%
66%
Northern New Mexico College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Northern New Mexico College More (2010-2012)
Northern New Mexico College sch ethnicity Northern New Mexico College 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. 0.46 0.45
Northern New Mexico College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,827 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,627 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,827 $5,940
Northern New Mexico College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,627 $10,072
Northern New Mexico College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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