University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

705 Gurley Ave.
Gallup, NM 87301-0000
Tel: (505)863-7500
  • Founded in 1968, the University of New Mexico-Gallup is a branch campus of the University of New Mexico and operates as a community college. It serves the approximately 75,000 residents of the region, which includes Gallup and McKinley County, and is the largest of the four UNM branch campuses.
School Highlights
  • University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus serves 2,384 students (45% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus is the only community colleges within Mckinley County, NM.
  • The nearest community college is New Mexico State University-Grants (55.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus(NM) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty83 staff72 staff
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,384 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,384 students1,793 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:130:1
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,062 students604 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,322 students1,189 students
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Enrollment Breakdown NM All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
75%
10%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
2%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
9%
44%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
2%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Black (2009-2016)
% White
9%
35%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Non Resident (2007-2016)
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus 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.0.420.67
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
9%
13%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,000$34,400
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,704 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,104 is less than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,704$2,084
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,104$4,620
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%87%
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$19,576$15,750
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$10,350$6,495
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Our campus is located on 64 acres in New Mexico's breathtaking High Desert Country. The college also includes the 25,000-square-foot Zuni South Campus, a 2500-square-foot facility on Gallup's North Side, as well as other learning sites at Ramah, Navajo and Smith Lake. Today, we are a comprehensive vocational and transfer institution that offers Certificates in 27 disciplines and Associate's Degrees in 36 programs. We also offer Bachelor's Degrees from UNM's Extended University in five programs, and Master's Degrees in three programs. We have an operating budget of $12 million, with $3 million coming from grants, for a total of $15 million. Our college offers a number of diverse programs to meet the needs of our population. Among them: New Mexico's first Middle College High School; a career vocational program, Center for Career and Technical Education, which draws students from local high schools; Adult Basic Education, which encompasses earning a GED, basic skills, English as a second language, life skills, workplace skills and citizenship; Workforce Development programs; Community Education; and a Transitional Studies Department, which will target the success of minority students and under-served students by emphasis on developmental Math and English skills. Our largest programs are in the Nursing and Health Careers Department. As a UNM branch, the college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

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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 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.