University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,096

3.56% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,462

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

918

20.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

10.8%

7 Graduates

About

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is a higher education institution located in Los Alamos County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were .

In 2017, 109 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus. 56% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (53 degrees), 1.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $2,096, which is $-5,318 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $2,096, which is $-5,318 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,462.

In 2017, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,096

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was $2,096. The cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $-5,318 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,462

2017 Value

7.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,462. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus grew by 7.6%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,472

Room and Board

$1,080

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was of $9,472 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of room and board increased by 9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.746% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

25%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.77% with respect to 2016, when 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.

11.9%

2016 Default Rate

631

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was 11.9%, which represents 631 out of the 5299 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

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus has a total enrollment of 918 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 188 students and the part-time enrollment is 730. This means that 20.5% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.1% Hispanic or Latino, 34.2% White, 5.56% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.94% Two or More Races, 1.42% Black or African American, 0.98% Asian, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (41.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.3%) and White Male (16.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

20.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 918 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 188 and the part-time enrollment is 730. This means that 20.5% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

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 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus 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

    469

  2. White

    314

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    51

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 51.1% Hispanic or Latino, 34.2% White, 5.56% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.94% Two or More Races, 1.42% Black or African American, 0.98% Asian, and 0.109% 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, 24 students (2.61%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 13 more women than men received degrees from University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus. The majority of degree recipients at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are hispanic or latino (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (4 degrees), and Health (42 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 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Registered nurses (1,318,259 people), Other managers (443,328 people), Software developers (397,303 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (337,328 people), and Civil engineers (238,603 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Liberal Arts & Humanities (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (4 degrees), Health (42 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), and Engineering (7 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 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Liberal Arts & Humanities (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (4 degrees), Health (42 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), and Engineering (7 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 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,562,373 people), Computer Systems Design (501,296 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (441,271 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (439,038 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (430,081 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Liberal Arts & Humanities (23 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (4 degrees), Health (42 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), and Engineering (7 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 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus.

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 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 48

  2. 61

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, which is 0.787 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (61).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 10 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 0.769 times less than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 13 degrees were awarded to women at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.25 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

8%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 8% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is Female and Hispanic or Latino (25% 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. Hispanic or Latino

    53 degrees awarded

  2. White

    45 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is hispanic or latino (53 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (45 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    29 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    26 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is hispanic or latino female (29 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (26 degrees).

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Operations

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $35.3k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus employs 2 Lecturers, 2 Associate professors, and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Female Associate professors (2), Male Lecturers(1), and Female Lecturers (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are: Management, with 7 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus 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.

This line chart shows how the endowment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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. $497k - Federal

  2. $104k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus received $497k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $104k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.57M

2017 Salaries

0.869%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus paid a median of $2.57M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.869% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.07% decline from 2015 and a 2.45% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$270k

Instructional Salaries

5

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus paid a total of $270k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.5% 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

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

2 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

7 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were Lecturer with 2 employees; Associate professor with 2 employees; and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were Management with 7 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was Female Associate professor with 2 employees, Male Lecturer with 1 employees, and Female Lecturer with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus.

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