NMSU - Dona Ana Community College

2800 Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Tel: (800)903-7503
8,340 students
Public institution
School Highlights
  • NMSU - Dona Ana Community College serves 8,340 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • NMSU - Dona Ana Community College is the only community colleges within Doña Ana County, NM.
  • The nearest community college is Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) (33.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 245 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College (NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 245 staff 72 staff
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 8,340 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,340 students 1,793 students
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1 30:1
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
10%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2015)
% Asian
1%
2%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
75%
44%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
2%
2%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
16%
35%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College More (2012-2015)
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.41 0.67
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,848 is more than the state average of $1,632. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,872 is more than the state average of $4,104. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,848 $1,632
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,872 $4,104
NMSU - Dona Ana Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,632 per year for in-state students and $4,104 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,125 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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