|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,529 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
New Mexico State University-Main Campus is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,618 applications and 4,541 students were granted admission. New Mexico State University-Main Campus is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 85% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 18% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||820 to 1070|
|ACT||18 to 24|
New Mexico State University-Main Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,514 and in-state students paid $4,956.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of New Mexico State University-Main Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 45% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,325 (which is 2.4% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at New Mexico State University-Main Campus in 2016-2017, was 649, which is 33% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,562 (which is 14% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, New Mexico State University-Main Campus has enrolled a total of 14,852 students (11,373 students full-time and 3,479 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,852 students, 583 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 12,027 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,825 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,630 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 8%
Black/African American: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at New Mexico State University-Main Campus.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||1,557||66|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||5%||536||33|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||4%||486||14|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||3%||373|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||343|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||3%||320||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||311|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of New Mexico State University-Main Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of New Mexico State University-Main Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,400. Last year, out of the total 5,927 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,979 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,284 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,279 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|