Northern New Mexico College

Tel: (505)747-2100
1,371 students
Public institution
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 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 85 staff 72 staff

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
Student:Teacher Ratio 16:1 30:1
# Full-Time Students 646 students 604 students
# Part-Time Students 725 students 1,189 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
90 90
% American Indian/Alaskan
9%
10%
% Hispanic
65%
44%
% Black
2%
2%
% White
19%
35%
% Two or more races
3%
1%
% Unknown races
1%
5%
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
Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students - -
Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups - -

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,827 is more than the state average of $1,632. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,627 is more than the state average of $4,104. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,827 $1,632
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,627 $4,104
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78% 88%
Median debt for students who have completed - -
Median debt for students who have not completed - -
Source: 2016 (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.