1157 County Road 110
Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • The University of New Mexico - Taos is a branch community college of the University of New Mexico. We offer Associate degree and vocational Certificate programs, adult basic education (ABE and GED), workforce training, and courses for personal enrichment.

School Highlights

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus serves 1,046 students (16% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,046 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,902
  • Out-state tuition: $4,782
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 113% over five years.
University of New Mexico-Taos Campus
(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
109 staff
111 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of New Mexico-Taos Campus has declined by 41% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The University of New Mexico-Taos Campus diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,046 students
1,046 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
164 students
391 students
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# Part-Time Students
882 students
781 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
512 students
426 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
164 students
554 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
96 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
882 students
781 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
68 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
258 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
9%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
60%
48%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
27%
30%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.67
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.73%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.99%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$42,000
$34,400
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,902 is less than the state average of $2,058. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,782 is more than the state average of $4,616. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,902
$2,058
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,782
$4,616
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
93%
89%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$18,500
$13,236
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$6,125
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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

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • At UNM-Taos we offer a wide variety of courses, certifications and degrees taught by talented professionals in Northern New Mexico. Academic programs are grouped into six Academies: Arts and Culture, Business and Computer Technology, Professions and Liberal Arts, Holistic Health and Human Services, Science and Natural Resources and Trades and Industry. Each academy offers degree and certificate programs as well as courses for personal enrichment and general enrichment. The faculty of UNM-Taos is predominately part-time with a few who hold both teaching and administrative positions. All UNM-Taos faculty receive approval from the appropriate departments of the University of New Mexico. In addition many have had years of experience working and/or teaching and enjoy outstanding reputations in their fields. UNM-Taos offers a diverse selection of for-credit and non-credit Community Education courses. The program provides residents of Taos and the surrounding area with lifelong learning opportunities for personal and professional growth. Courses are offered as workshops or on a regularly scheduled basis and are instructed by qualified and experienced Instructors. UNM-Taos programs are fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does University of New Mexico-Taos Campus cost?

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus's tuition is approximately $1,902 for In-State students and $4,782 for Out-State students.

What is University of New Mexico-Taos Campus's ranking?

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus ranks among the top 20% of community college in New Mexico for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,046 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,902
  • Out-state tuition: $4,782
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • 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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