New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

  • NMSU-Carlsbad is a dynamic, quality driven institution serving the rapidly changing community needs and has positioned itself to lead the community into the 21st century. The college provides a leadership role in fashioning the future, anticipating changes in our community, and provides access to post-secondary education and vocational skills to address these challenges.
School Highlights
  • New Mexico State University-Carlsbad serves 1,852 students (26% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • New Mexico State University-Carlsbad is the only community colleges within Eddy County, NM.
  • The nearest community college to New Mexico State University-Carlsbad is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (62.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty54 staff72 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of New Mexico State University-Carlsbad has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The New Mexico State University-Carlsbad diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,852 students1,793 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:130:1
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# Full-Time Students478 students604 students
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# Part-Time Students1,374 students1,189 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of New Mexico State University-Carlsbad.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NM.
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
10%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
49%
44%
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% Black
2%
2%
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% White
41%
35%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.590.67
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College Completion Rate
6%
13%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,100$34,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of New Mexico State University-Carlsbad and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NM by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,780 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,700 is less than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,780$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,700$4,620
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%87%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in New Mexico State University-Carlsbad and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NM by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$18,340$15,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in New Mexico State University-Carlsbad and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,624$6,495
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in New Mexico State University-Carlsbad and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • NMSU-Carlsbad is a two-year branch community college of New Mexico State University and is independently accredited by the North Central Association. NMSU-C has a student population of approximately 1,200 students, approximately 28 full-time faculty, 45 part-time faculty and 70 full-time staff members. NMSU-Carlsbad offers a variety of quality educational opportunities. The college is the Eddy County provider of Adult Basic Education services (ABE). The college offers Certificate programs of 30-36 credit hours, Associate of Arts degrees and Associate of Applied Science degrees. Transfer programs are designed to provide freshman- and sophomore-level course work for students planning to transfer to institutions offering baccalaureate degrees. Non-credit programs offered through Community Services and Continuing Education programs provide a variety of educational, personal interest, and enrichment programs for all ages. NMSU-Carlsbad hosts the regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Manufacturing Sector Development Program (MSDP) that serves business and industry training needs through customized programs. The college has a facility of 142,000 square feet at its primary Carlsbad campus with more the 500 personal computers for faculty, staff, and student use. More than 400 are networked and have Internet access. The remaining computers are used for testing and teaching beginning computer skills in the ABE Program. The MSDP, a state-of-the-art training program located on campus, is equipped with computer-integrated manufacturing systems and equipment, such as computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, and computer numerically controlled systems (CAD/CAM/CNC).

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