New Mexico State University at Dona Ana School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Las Cruces, NM

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$1,776

Avg in-state tuition

$5,664

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About New Mexico State University at Dona Ana

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

New Mexico State University at Dona Ana is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,054, and admissions are selective. The university has an average graduation rate of 14% and a student-faculty ratio of 21:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $1,776, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $5,664.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Open admission Yes

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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8k

Students Enrolled

38%

Online Student Enrollment

21:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

Hispanic

74%

White

16%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

Black

2%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

69% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

16

Total Online Enrollment

3,053

Student Location Breakout

38% 62%

Percent of Programs Online

84% On-campus

16% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 14% online

Associate 17% online

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's Not offered

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

69%

State Grant Aid

70%

Institution Grant Aid

4%

Pell Grant

69%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,243
State Grant Aid $1,179
Institution Grant Aid $1,574
Pell Grant Aid $4,895

Financial Outlook

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.