New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,644
4.18% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$5,518
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
6,662
42.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
16.7%
182 Graduates

About

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is a higher education institution located in Doña Ana County, NM. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana were General Studies (394 degrees awarded), General Business (66 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (65 degrees).

In 2022, 1,277 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana. 59.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (883 degrees), 3.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (253 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is $1,644, which is $−6,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is $1,644, which is $−6,468 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,518.

In 2022, 45% of undergraduate students attending New Mexico State University-Dona Ana received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,644
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana was $1,644. The cost of tuition at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is $−6,468 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,518
2022 Value
10.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 New Mexico State University-Dona Ana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,518. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of New Mexico State University-Dona Ana grew by 10.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,225
Room and Board
$1,240
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana was of $9,225 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.56% 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

45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

45% of undergraduate students at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 18.2% with respect to 2021, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana had a total enrollment of 6,662 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is 2,807 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,855. This means that 42.1% of students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72% Hispanic or Latino, 17.9% White, 1.79% Black or African American, 1.55% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.22% Two or More Races, 0.811% Asian, and 0.195% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (43.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.4%) and White Male (9.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,662 students. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is 2,807 and the part-time enrollment is 3,855. This means that 42.1% of students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
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-Dona Ana was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), New Mexico State University-Dona Ana had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,794 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,193 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    119 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is 72% Hispanic or Latino, 17.9% White, 1.79% Black or African American, 1.55% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.22% Two or More Races, 0.811% Asian, and 0.195% 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, 138 students (2.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 237 more women than men received degrees from New Mexico State University-Dona Ana. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is hispanic or latino (883 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (253 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is General Studies (394 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (66 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (65 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (394 degrees), and Protective Services (87 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana are Police officers (133,073 people), Other managers (78,343 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (78,237 people), Construction managers (43,252 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (39,978 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in 2022 are Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (394 degrees), Protective Services (87 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (52 degrees), and Precision Production (26 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-Dona Ana are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana are Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (394 degrees), Protective Services (87 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (52 degrees), and Precision Production (26 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-Dona Ana are Justice, public order, & safety activities (313,623 people), Elementary & secondary schools (166,007 people), Construction (114,587 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (60,589 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (52,401 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana are Communication Technologies (14 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (394 degrees), Protective Services (87 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (52 degrees), and Precision Production (26 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-Dona Ana.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 394 degrees awarded
  2. 66 degrees awarded
  3. 65 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana was General Studies with 394 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

520
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
757
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 520 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana, which is 0.687 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (757).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 115 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in General Studies, which is 0.412 times less than the 279 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 279 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in General Studies, which is 2.43 times more than the 115 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-Dona Ana 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 20% within 200%.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

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

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.65% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    883 degrees awarded
  2. White
    253 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is hispanic or latino (883 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (253 degrees).

1.57% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    535 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    348 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    143 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is hispanic or latino female (535 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (348 degrees).

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Operations

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana employs 40 Professors, 37 Assistant professors and 21 Instructors. Most academics at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana are Female Professor (24), Female Assistant professor (20), and Male Assistant professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 57 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 33 employees, and Service with 31 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $10.6M - Federal
  2. $2.43M - State
  3. $2k - Local

As of 2022, New Mexico State University-Dona Ana received $10.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.43M from state grants and contracts, and $2k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.1M
2022 Salaries
2.28%
decline from 2021

In 2022, New Mexico State University-Dona Ana paid a median of $22.1M in salaries, a 2.28% 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

$8.2M
Instructional Salaries
119
Number of Employees

In 2022, New Mexico State University-Dona Ana paid a total of $8.2M to 119 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% 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
40 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
57 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana were Professor with 40 employees, Assistant professor with 37 employees, and Instructor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana were Office and Administrative Support with 57 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 33 employees, and Service with 31 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana was Female Professor with 24 employees, Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 17 employees.

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

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