School Highlights

Northern New Mexico College serves 1,234 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,234 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,961
  • Out-state tuition: $11,523
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 91%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Northern New Mexico College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 184 teachers has grown by 116% over five years.
Northern New Mexico College
(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
184 staff
111 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northern New Mexico College has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The Northern New Mexico College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,234 students
1,046 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
554 students
391 students
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# Part-Time Students
680 students
781 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
786 students
426 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
554 students
554 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
96 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
680 students
781 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
68 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
258 students
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Northern New Mexico College and the community college average dormitory capacity of NM by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
% American Indian/Alaskan
9%
9%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
73%
48%
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% Black
2%
2%
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% White
9%
30%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score
0.45
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.51%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.99%
0.99%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$34,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Northern New Mexico College 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 $3,961 is more than the state average of $2,058. The in-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,523 is more than the state average of $4,616. The out-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,961
$2,058
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$11,523
$4,616
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Northern New Mexico College 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
99%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Northern New Mexico College 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
$9,395
$13,236
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Northern New Mexico College 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
$6,000
$6,125
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Northern New Mexico College 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)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northern New Mexico College cost?

Northern New Mexico College's tuition is approximately $3,961 for In-State students and $11,523 for Out-State students.

What schools are Northern New Mexico College often compared to?

Northern New Mexico Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Santa Fe Community College by visitors of our site.

What is Northern New Mexico College's ranking?

Northern New Mexico College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New Mexico for: Average community college minority breakdown and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,234 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,961
  • Out-state tuition: $11,523
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 91%
  • 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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