Colleges in New Mexico

New Mexico has 13 private and 9 public 4-year colleges that enroll 50,178 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $4,435 (for in-state students) and $13,941 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $26,086 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of New Mexico provided $33,939,048 in financial aid to 10,002 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $22,925,293 in grant and scholarships to 4,927 students.

New Mexico receives less than 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 3,813 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $16,471,179 in pell grant ($4,062 per student on average) and 3,098 students received a total amount of $15,214,098 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($4,947 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in New Mexico

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Brookline College-Albuquerque

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$19,287 $15,225 $15,225
Open admission
Brown Mackie College-Albuquerque

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

Location: Las Cruces, NM

Private
for profit
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus

Location: Portales, NM

Public $10,481 $3,476 $9,251
57%
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Public $13,067 $4,460 $4,460
National American University-Albuquerque

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$15,451 $12,960 $12,960
Open admission
National American University-Albuquerque West

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$2,882 $12,960 $12,960
Open admission
Navajo Technical University

Location: Crownpoint, NM

Public $4,933 $3,420 $3,420
Open admission
New Mexico Highlands University

Location: Las Vegas, NM

Public $9,783 $3,952 $7,052
Open admission
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Location: Socorro, NM

Public $13,331 $5,841 $18,991
23%
New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Location: Las Cruces, NM

Public $10,213 $4,956 $18,514
60%
Northern New Mexico College

Location: Espanola, NM

Public $6,271 $3,120 $11,592
Open admission
Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Private
for profit
$29,245 $29,846 $29,846
98%
Southwest Acupuncture College-Santa Fe

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Private
for profit
Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$26,664 $22,488 $22,488
Open admission
Southwestern College

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Private
not for profit
St. John's College

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Private
not for profit
$23,389 $49,758 $49,758
63%
University of New Mexico-Main Campus

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Public $11,230 $5,960 $20,549
58%
University of Phoenix-New Mexico

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$17,637
Open admission
University of the Southwest

Location: Hobbs, NM

Private
not for profit
$18,063 $15,456 $15,456
66%
Western New Mexico University

Location: Silver City, NM

Public $10,605 $3,740 $11,640
Open admission

2-year Colleges in New Mexico

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Carrington College-Albuquerque

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$21,051 $13,978 $13,978
42%
Central New Mexico Community College

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Public $4,118 $1,248 $6,624
Open admission
Clovis Community College

Location: Clovis, NM

Public $7,466 $1,008 $2,136
Open admission
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

Location: Roswell, NM

Public $7,107 $1,800 $4,632
Open admission
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus

Location: Ruidoso, NM

Public $8,311 $1,368 $3,840
Open admission
Luna Community College

Location: Las Vegas, NM

Public $4,898 $1,248 $2,376
Open admission
Mesalands Community College

Location: Tucumcari, NM

Public $8,172 $1,320 $2,376
Open admission
New Mexico Junior College

Location: Hobbs, NM

Public $6,510 $1,296 $1,488
Open admission
New Mexico Military Institute

Location: Roswell, NM

Public $4,693 $1,681 $7,615
36%
New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

Location: Alamogordo, NM

Public $7,474 $2,232 $5,184
Open admission
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

Location: Carlsbad, NM

Public $6,124 $1,680 $3,696
Open admission
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

Location: Las Cruces, NM

Public $5,753 $1,776 $4,992
Open admission
New Mexico State University-Grants

Location: Grants, NM

Public $6,063 $2,016 $3,840
Open admission
Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$18,631 $12,380 $12,380
Open admission
Pima Medical Institute-Albuquerque West

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$18,603 $12,380 $12,380
Open admission
San Juan College

Location: Farmington, NM

Public $5,470 $1,104 $3,504
Open admission
Santa Fe Community College

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Public $9,569 $1,770 $3,390
Open admission
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Public $5,323
Open admission
University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus

Location: Gallup, NM

Public $7,313 $1,682 $4,458
Open admission
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

Location: Los Alamos, NM

Public $7,864 $2,024 $5,256
Open admission
University of New Mexico-Taos Campus

Location: Ranchos de Taos, NM

Public $6,703 $1,800 $4,680
Open admission
University of New Mexico-Valencia County Campus

Location: Los Lunas, NM

Public $6,165 $1,578 $4,422
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in New Mexico

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Aveda Institute-New Mexico

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$15,999 $16,100
Open admission
De Wolff College Hair Styling and Cosmetology

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$7,166 $14,240
Open admission
Massage Therapy Trainining Institute

Location: Las Cruces, NM

Private
for profit
$10,003 $8,010
Open admission
Olympian Academy of Cosmetology

Location: Alamogordo, NM

Private
for profit
$16,154 $15,495
Open admission
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Albuquerque

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$16,058 $15,000
Open admission
Universal Therapeutic Massage Institute

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Private
for profit
$18,497 $10,180
Open admission
Vogue College of Cosmetology-Santa Fe

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Private
for profit
$12,285 $15,195
Open admission