• 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 622 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 622 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,064
  • Out-state tuition: $3,936
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 77%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

New Mexico State University-Grants ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 59% over five years.
New Mexico State University-Grants
(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
51 staff
111 staff
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Student Body

The student population of New Mexico State University-Grants has declined by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The New Mexico State University-Grants diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
622 students
1,046 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
116 students
391 students
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# Part-Time Students
506 students
781 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of New Mexico State University-Grants.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
329 students
426 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
116 students
554 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
96 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
506 students
781 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
68 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
258 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
34%
9%
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% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
34%
48%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
23%
30%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Mexico State University-Grants.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score
0.71
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.34%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.99%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,100
$34,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of New Mexico State University-Grants and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NM by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,064 is more than the state average of $2,058. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,936 is less than the state average of $4,616. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,064
$2,058
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,936
$4,616
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of New Mexico State University-Grants and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in New Mexico State University-Grants and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$18,464
$13,236
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in New Mexico State University-Grants and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,125
$6,125
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in New Mexico State University-Grants and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
SAT Reading
n/a
485
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
455
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does New Mexico State University-Grants cost?

New Mexico State University-Grants's tuition is approximately $2,064 for In-State students and $3,936 for Out-State students.

What is New Mexico State University-Grants's ranking?

New Mexico State University-Grants ranks among the top 20% of community college in New Mexico for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 622 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,064
  • Out-state tuition: $3,936
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 77%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,058 per year for in-state students and $4,616 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New Mexico is 88%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New Mexico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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