New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in Las Cruces
Las Cruces, NM
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, New Mexico State University-Dona Ana students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$4,362|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$5,301|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$7,205|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$9,638|
Typical room charge for academic year: -
Typical board charge for academic year: -
Combined charge for room and board: -
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
5139 of New Mexico State University-Dona Ana undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 61 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes New Mexico State University-Dona Ana number 4 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New Mexico.
Students at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||99.6%||$5,746|
|$30,001 - $48,000||100%||$5,049|
|$48,001 - $75,000||89.47%||$2,864|
|$75,001 - $110,000||89.47%||$1,031|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition payment plan
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in New Mexico State University-Dona Ana.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana graduation rate is below the national average.
12% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to New Mexico State University-Dona Ana completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.
The student-to-faculty ratio at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is 21:1, that means that for every 21 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Percent of international students
Students enrollment in distance education
In New Mexico State University-Dona Ana the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in New Mexico.
The percentage of crimes on Main Campus
The campus located by 3400 S Espina address in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of New Mexico State University-Dona Ana with 1.36% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, aggravated assault, and motor vehicle theft.
The percentage of crimes on Workforce Center
The campus located by 2345 E. Nevada address in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Workforce Center in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of New Mexico State University-Dona Ana with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Workforce Center is burglary.
The percentage of crimes on Gadsden
The campus located by 1700 East O'hara Rd address in Anthony, New Mexico.
Gadsden in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of New Mexico State University-Dona Ana with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Gadsden is burglary.
Number of degree programs offered
This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 51 universities in New Mexico state, with one of the highest number of 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana is one of the few institutions in New Mexico that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 21 distance learning programs that are provided in the New Mexico State University-Dona Ana: 12 are for Associate's degree, 6 - for less than 1-year certificate programs and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New Mexico state average data to help you compare.
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 5204 students with 156107 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
- 15% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 15% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 5% — Health Professions and Related Programs
- 3% — Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- 3% — Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
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Student Reviews and Ratings for New Mexico State University-Dona Ana
I am a double major and life at NMSU, is fantastic. I love it here. I will be receiving two bachelors degrees, in the near future. My family is going to be proud. NMSU is awesome.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Fun place to walk. Interesting items are found in the most unusual places. Beautiful trees. Varied terrain. Several places to eat. Sometimes you might come upon a lecture open to the public. Be sure to stop at the Chile Institute to sample and buy some interesting for the taste buds salsas and other condiments.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Very nice campus.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
We are very happy our daughter is coming to this school.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
If you're interested in distance education, move on from NMSU. You'll be last in line for every service and even turned away from some. Their Veterans organization won't even talk to you if you aren't attending the school on campus. Oh and if you plan on graduating in a certain amount of time, they'll decide not to offer the classes you need to graduate and not offer any alternatives. Advisors routinely put distance students as their last priority as well. If you want to attend NMSU, do it in person or not at all.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
Place: Associate's--Public 2-year colleges under 4-year universities
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +5755277500
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: dacc.nmsu.edu
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