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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$1,962

Avg in-state tuition

$5,466

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 7,028, 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 $1,962, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $5,466.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

63% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

14% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

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

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 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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7k

Students enrolled

86%

Online student enrollment

21:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

Hispanic

74%

White

16%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

Black

1%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

72% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

17

Total Online Enrollment

6,073

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

87% On-campus

13% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 11% online

Associate Check Bold 16% online

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate X Bold 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

72%

State Grant Aid

78%

Institution Grant Aid

7%

Pell Grant

72%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,448
State Grant Aid $1,198
Institution Grant Aid $1,524
Pell Grant Aid $4,900

Financial Outlook

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. 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.