New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,872

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,568

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

1,710

24.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

12%

21 Graduates

About

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is a higher education institution located in Otero County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo were .

In 2017, 127 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo. 66.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (53 degrees), 1.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is $1,872, which is $-5,542 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is $1,872, which is $-5,542 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,568.

In 2017, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,872

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was $1,872. The cost of tuition at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is $-5,542 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,568

2017 Value

1.26%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 New Mexico State University-Alamogordo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,568. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of New Mexico State University-Alamogordo grew by 1.26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,418

Room and Board

$1,298

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was of $8,418 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,298. The cost of room and board decreased by 2.47% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.63% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

23%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 53% 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.

15.4%

2016 Default Rate

645

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was 15.4%, which represents 645 out of the 4185 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 State University-Alamogordo has a total enrollment of 1,710 students. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is 425 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,285. This means that 24.9% 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 45.3% Hispanic or Latino, 38.8% White, 4.21% Black or African American, 3.86% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.63% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, and 0.351% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23.1%) and White 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

24.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,710 students. The full-time enrollment at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is 425 and the part-time enrollment is 1,285. This means that 24.9% of students enrolled at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

46%

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 State University-Alamogordo was 46%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    774

  2. White

    663

  3. Black or African American

    72

The enrolled student population at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is 45.3% Hispanic or Latino, 38.8% White, 4.21% Black or African American, 3.86% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.63% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, and 0.351% 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, 28 students (1.64%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 41 more women than men received degrees from New Mexico State University-Alamogordo. The majority of degree recipients at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are white (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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 Liberal Arts & Humanities (64 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), and Protective Services (12 degrees).

Workforce

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 (185,193 people), Police officers (124,315 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (114,800 people), Other managers (104,857 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (51,460 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Liberal Arts & Humanities (64 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (3 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 State University-Alamogordo are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Information security analysts, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Liberal Arts & Humanities (64 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (3 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 State University-Alamogordo are Justice, public order, & safety activities (321,503 people), Elementary & secondary schools (232,240 people), Individual & family services (115,696 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (98,907 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (85,114 people).

The most specialized majors at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Liberal Arts & Humanities (64 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (10 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (4 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (3 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 State University-Alamogordo.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 43

  2. 84

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, which is 0.512 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (84).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to men at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in General Studies, which is 0.28 times less than the 50 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 50 degrees were awarded to women at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo in General Studies, which is 3.57 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

9%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 3% 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, 9% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 11% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is Female and Asian (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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    53 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is white (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (42 degrees).

3.15% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    38 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    28 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is white female (38 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (28 degrees).

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Operations

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.65k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo employs 18 Professors, 11 Associate professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are Female Professors (10), Male Professors(8), and Female Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo are: Office and Administrative Support, with 19 employees, Service, with 9 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of New Mexico State University-Alamogordo stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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. $758k - Federal

  2. $296k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo received $758k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $296k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.37M

2017 Salaries

8.51%

decline from 2016

In 2017, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo paid a median of $6.37M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 8.51% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.95% decline from 2015 and a 3.86% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$2.05M

Instructional Salaries

34

Number of Employees

In 2017, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo paid a total of $2.05M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.2% 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

18 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

19 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo were Professor with 18 employees; Associate professor with 11 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo were Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees; Service with 9 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo was Female Professor with 10 employees, Male Professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 8 employees.

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

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