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School Highlights

Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque serves 606 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 80%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 102 teachers has grown by 121% over five years.
Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque
(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
102 staff
111 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
11
57

Student Body

The student population of Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
606 students
1,046 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
606 students
391 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
781 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
111 students
426 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
606 students
554 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
96 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
781 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
68 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
258 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
14%
9%
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% Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque and the percentage of Asian community college students in NM by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque and the percentage of Black community college students in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
20%
30%
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% Two or more races
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NM.
Diversity Score
0.64
0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque and the community college average diversity score of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.35%
1.51%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of NM by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.99%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,800
$34,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque 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

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque 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
$9,500
$13,236
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque 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
$4,718
$6,125
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque 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)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 606 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 80%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

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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