University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
- 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.
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus serves 2,487 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 72%.
- Enrollment: 2,487 students
- In-state tuition: $1,704
- Out-state tuition: $4,104
- Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
- Minority enrollment: 91%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:
The teacher population of 160 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
(NM) Community College Avg.
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
The student population of University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $1,704 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% 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 declined by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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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