Northern New Mexico College

Tel: (505)747-2100
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 is University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (15.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Northern New Mexico College (NM) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 85 staff 72 staff
Northern New Mexico College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,371 has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,371 students 1,793 students
Northern New Mexico College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 30:1
Northern New Mexico College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 646 students 604 students
Northern New Mexico College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 725 students 1,189 students
Northern New Mexico College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Northern New Mexico College Enrollment Breakdown NM All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
90 90
Northern New Mexico College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
9%
10%
Northern New Mexico College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
-
2%
Northern New Mexico College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
65%
44%
Northern New Mexico College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
2%
Northern New Mexico College Black (2007-2016)
% White
19%
35%
Northern New Mexico College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Northern New Mexico College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Northern New Mexico 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. 0.53 0.67
Northern New Mexico College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $32,100 -
Northern New Mexico College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Northern New Mexico College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,523 $4,620
Northern New Mexico College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78% 87%
Northern New Mexico College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $7,000 -
Northern New Mexico College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $3,500 -
Northern New Mexico College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,084 per year for in-state students and $4,620 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $22,613 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 higher than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.