University of New Mexico-Taos Campus

  • 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 1,793 students (34% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
  • University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is the only community colleges within Taos County, NM.
  • The nearest community college to University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is Northern New Mexico College (33.7 miles away).

Top Placements

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus places among the top 20% of community colleges in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of New Mexico-Taos Campus(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty51 staff72 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of University of New Mexico-Taos Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The University of New Mexico-Taos Campus diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,793 students1,793 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:130:1
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# Full-Time Students604 students604 students
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# Part-Time Students1,189 students1,189 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of University of New Mexico-Taos Campus.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NM.
% American Indian/Alaskan
6%
10%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
66%
44%
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% Black
-
2%
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% White
24%
35%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.500.67
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College Completion Rate
11%
13%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,000$34,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,902 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,782 is more than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,902$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,782$4,620
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in University of New Mexico-Taos Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NM by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$19,576$15,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in University of New Mexico-Taos Campus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$10,350$6,495
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in University of New Mexico-Taos Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Clu
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

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