Northern New Mexico College

School Highlights
  • Northern New Mexico College serves 1,371 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • Northern New Mexico College is the only community colleges within Rio Arriba County, NM.
  • The nearest community college to Northern New Mexico College is University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (15.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Northern New Mexico College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Northern New Mexico College(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 Faculty85 staff72 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Northern New Mexico College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Northern New Mexico College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,371 students1,793 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:130:1
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# Full-Time Students646 students604 students
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# Part-Time Students725 students1,189 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-90
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% American Indian/Alaskan
9%
10%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
65%
44%
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% Black
2%
2%
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% White
19%
35%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.530.67
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$34,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,961 is more than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,523 is more than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,961$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,523$4,620
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,000$15,750
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$6,495
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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