New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

School Highlights

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana serves 7,876 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Top Placements

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana places among the top 20% of community colleges in New Mexico for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 245 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty245 staff72 staff
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Student Body

The student population of New Mexico State University-Dona Ana has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The New Mexico State University-Dona Ana diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,876 students1,664 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:126:1
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# Full-Time Students3,417 students412 students
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# Part-Time Students4,459 students1,252 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
10%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
73%
47%
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% Black
2%
3%
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% White
19%
30%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.430.68
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College Completion Rate
15%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,100$34,400
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,872 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,968 is more than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,872$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,968$4,620
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,370$15,850
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in New Mexico State University-Dona Ana and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) (37.6 miles away).
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  • 438 students | 37.60 Mi9451 Diana Drive
    El Paso TX  79924
    (915) 566-9621
    37.60438
  • 19 students | 39.00 Mi1156 Barranca
    El Paso TX  79935
    (915) 859-0422
    39.0019
  • 1,481 students | 43.40 Mi1414 Geronimo
    El Paso TX  79925
    (915) 778-4001
    43.401,481
  • Vista College
    Private, for profit
    3,482 students | 43.50 Mi6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso TX  79925
    (915) 779-8031
    43.503,482
  • 28,819 students | 45.60 Mi9050 Viscount Blvd
    El Paso TX  79925
    (915) 831-2000
    45.6028,819
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