University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

Tel: (505)863-7500
2,384 students
Public institution
  • 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 Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 83 staff 72 staff

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 Enrollment 2,384 students 1,793 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 29:1 30:1
# Full-Time Students 1,062 students 604 students
# Part-Time Students 1,322 students 1,189 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.42 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 $1,704 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 $4,104 is equal to the state average of $4,104. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,704 $1,632
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,104 $4,104
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95% 88%
Median debt for students who have completed - -
Median debt for students who have not completed - -
Source: 2016 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 942 students | 55.10 Mi1500 N. Third Street
    Grants NM  87020
  • 7,647 students | 89.10 Mi2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
    Holbrook AZ  86025
  • 8,323 students | 93.00 Mi4601 College Blvd
    Farmington NM  87402
  • 357 students | 118.60 Mi4201 Central Ave NW-Ste J
    Albuquerque NM  87105
  • 26,771 students | 122.20 Mi525 Buena Vista SE
    Albuquerque NM  87106
Recent Articles
February 24, 2017
A new policy by Santa Monica College will charge higher prices for in-demand classes – more than four times the standard tuition rate! Scholarships are already being set up for low-income students to help them pay for those classes.
February 24, 2017
Which community colleges produce the greatest number of degrees? We analyze a report that details the top producing community colleges across the country.
February 24, 2017
President Obama’s call to community colleges in his recent State of the Union Address elicited reactions from community college officials across the country. We’ll report on what some said and how some colleges are already the “community career centers” upon which Obama has called.
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.