New Mexico Junior College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$888
5.71% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$6,626
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
15.6%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
2,310
31.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
33.3%
55 Graduates

About

New Mexico Junior College is a higher education institution located in Lea County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New Mexico Junior College were .

In 2017, 646 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Mexico Junior College. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (284 degrees), 1.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (281 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico Junior College is $888, which is $-6,526 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico Junior College is $888, which is $-6,526 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,626.

In 2017, 35% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 5% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$888
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at New Mexico Junior College was $888. The cost of tuition at New Mexico Junior College is $-6,526 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$6,626
2017 Value
1.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 New Mexico Junior College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,626. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of New Mexico Junior College grew by 1.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,175
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Mexico Junior College was of $7,175 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 6.54% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 16.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

35%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
5%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

35% of undergraduate students at New Mexico Junior College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 16.7% with respect to 2016, when 30% 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.
15.6%
2016 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at New Mexico Junior College was 15.6%, which represents 19 out of the 122 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

New Mexico Junior College has a total enrollment of 2,310 students. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico Junior College is 721 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,589. This means that 31.2% of students enrolled at New Mexico Junior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New Mexico Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51% Hispanic or Latino, 33.6% White, 6.8% Black or African American, 1.26% Two or More Races, 1.08% Asian, 0.952% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New Mexico Junior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (30.5%), followed by White Female (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (17.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Mexico Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,310 students. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico Junior College is 721 and the part-time enrollment is 1,589. This means that 31.2% of students enrolled at New Mexico Junior College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
2017 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 Junior College was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), New Mexico Junior College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,179
  2. White
    777
  3. Black or African American
    157

The enrolled student population at New Mexico Junior College is 51% Hispanic or Latino, 33.6% White, 6.8% Black or African American, 1.26% Two or More Races, 1.08% Asian, 0.952% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 114 students (4.94%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 174 more women than men received degrees from New Mexico Junior College. The majority of degree recipients at New Mexico Junior College are white (284 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (281 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New Mexico Junior College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at New Mexico Junior College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees awarded), Protective Services (37 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (33 degrees).

Workforce

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 Junior College are Police officers (123,376 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (108,577 people), Other managers (107,093 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (44,131 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (43,820 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico Junior College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees awarded), Protective Services (37 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (33 degrees), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), and Agriculture (6 degrees).

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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 Junior College are Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Marketing managers, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at New Mexico Junior College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees awarded), Protective Services (37 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (33 degrees), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), and Agriculture (6 degrees).

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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 Junior College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (305,870 people), Elementary & secondary schools (194,000 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (89,925 people), Computer Systems Design (74,169 people), and Construction (71,896 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico Junior College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (450 degrees awarded), Protective Services (37 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (33 degrees), Engineering Technologies (17 degrees), and Agriculture (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by New Mexico Junior College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New Mexico Junior College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 236
  2. 410

In 2017, 236 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico Junior College, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (410).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 156 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico Junior College in General Studies, which is 0.531 times less than the 294 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 294 degrees were awarded to women at New Mexico Junior College in General Studies, which is 1.88 times more than the 156 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 14% of students graduating from New Mexico Junior College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New Mexico Junior College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.82% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    284 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    281 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Mexico Junior College is white (284 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (281 degrees).

2.01% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    185 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    178 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    106 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at New Mexico Junior College is hispanic or latino female (185 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (178 degrees).

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Operations

New Mexico Junior College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.14M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $57.5k (0.706%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, New Mexico Junior College had a total salary expenditure of $39.2M. New Mexico Junior College employs 70 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at New Mexico Junior College are Female Professors (43), Male Professors(27), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico Junior College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 76 employees, Service, with 45 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.14M
2017 Endowment
7.48%
growth from 2016

New Mexico Junior College has an endowment valued at about $8.14M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of New Mexico Junior College grew 7.48% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.48M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.31M - Federal
  2. $700k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, New Mexico Junior College received $1.31M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $700k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15.1M
2017 Salaries
0.0338%
decline from 2016

In 2017, New Mexico Junior College paid a median of $15.1M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($39.2M) and a 0.0338% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.51% growth from 2015 and a 7.3% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.91M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2017, New Mexico Junior College paid a total of $3.91M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.16M (26%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
70 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
76 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Mexico Junior College were Professor with 70 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico Junior College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 76 employees; Service with 45 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Mexico Junior College was Female Professor with 43 employees, Male Professor with 27 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at New Mexico Junior College.

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