New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,944
3.85% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,778
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.99%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,032
24.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
20.2%
25 Graduates

About

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is a higher education institution located in Otero County, NM. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo were General Studies (20 degrees awarded), General Business (13 degrees), and General Health Services (10 degrees).

In 2022, 110 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (47 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is $1,944, which is $−6,168 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is $1,944, which is $−6,168 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,778.

In 2022, 35% of undergraduate students attending New Mexico State University-Alamogordo received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,944
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was $1,944. The cost of tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is $−6,168 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,778
2022 Value
22.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 New Mexico State University-Alamogordo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,778. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of New Mexico State University-Alamogordo grew by 22.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,898
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was of $8,898 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.63% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,240. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

35% of undergraduate students at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 30% with respect to 2021, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.99%
2019 Default Rate
127
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was 3.99%, which represents 127 out of the 3182 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo had a total enrollment of 1,032 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is 252 students and the part-time enrollment is 780. This means that 24.4% of students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.2% Hispanic or Latino, 35.6% White, 4.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.59% Black or African American, 3.2% Two or More Races, 2.03% Asian, and 0.291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (27.8%) and White Male (14.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,032 students. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is 252 and the part-time enrollment is 780. This means that 24.4% of students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), New Mexico State University-Alamogordo had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    487 enrolled students
  2. White
    367 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    44 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is 47.2% Hispanic or Latino, 35.6% White, 4.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.59% Black or African American, 3.2% Two or More Races, 2.03% Asian, and 0.291% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 17 students (1.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 20 more women than men received degrees from New Mexico State University-Alamogordo. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is white (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is General Studies (20 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (13 degrees) and General Health Services (10 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (7 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (7 degrees), and Legal (4 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Social workers, all other (178,599 people), Police officers (137,967 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (96,431 people), Other managers (93,768 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (60,619 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in 2022 are Precision Production (7 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (7 degrees), Legal (4 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Precision Production (7 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (7 degrees), Legal (4 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Justice, public order, & safety activities (345,456 people), Elementary & secondary schools (237,353 people), Individual & family services (128,188 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (103,377 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (88,180 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Precision Production (7 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (7 degrees), Legal (4 degrees), Protective Services (6 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by New Mexico State University-Alamogordo.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 20 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was General Studies with 20 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

45
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
65
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 45 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, which is 0.692 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (65).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in General Studies, which is 0.667 times less than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in General Studies, which is 1.5 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 5% of students graduating from New Mexico State University-Alamogordo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    47 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is white (47 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (46 degrees).

1.82% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    28 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    28 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is hispanic or latino female (28 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (28 degrees).

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Operations

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo employs 12 Professors, 11 Assistant professors and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Male Assistant professor (9), Female Professor (8), and Female Associate professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are: Office and Administrative Support, with 14 employees, Service, with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 7 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$4.58M
2022 Salaries
11.9%
decline from 2021

In 2022, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo paid a median of $4.58M in salaries, a 11.9% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2M
Instructional Salaries
29
Number of Employees

In 2022, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo paid a total of $2M to 29 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
12 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
14 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo were Professor with 12 employees, Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Associate professor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo were Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees, Service with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was Male Assistant professor with 9 employees, Female Professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo.

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