New Mexico State University-Grants

  • 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 813 students (17% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 72%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
New Mexico State University-Grants(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty51 staff137 staff
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Student Body

The student population of New Mexico State University-Grants has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The New Mexico State University-Grants diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment813 students1,649 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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# Full-Time Students139 students460 students
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# Part-Time Students674 students1,189 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
34%
10%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
42%
50%
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% Black
2%
3%
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% White
18%
28%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.66
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College Completion Rate
27%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,100$34,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,064 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 $3,936 is less than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,064$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,936$4,620
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,123$16,082
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,500
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to New Mexico State University-Grants is University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus (54.9 miles away).
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