New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

Alamogordo, NM, USA
2.85 Average Rating

With campus a short distance from the White Sands National Monument, New Mexico State University in Alamogordo is a 2-year community college and a branch campus of the NM State system. NM State-Alamogordo is home to 19 degree and certificate-granting areas of study and over half of NM State-Alamogordo’s classes are available entirely online. To provide training in an emerging industry, the university’s Renewable Energy Systems Technology department provides instruction on harnessing wind and solar power.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
89%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
1,710
Total Number of Undergrads
1,710
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,514
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$2,424
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$5,376
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1250

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
42%
Average Aid Per Year
$3,999
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
42%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,137
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,051

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
11%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,599
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$10,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$181
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,300
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What Students Are Saying

2.85 Average Rating
The NMSU-A campus is a well-kept campus. Students and professors alike are dedicated to education and broadening horizons. When you're attending NMSU-A, you feel like your time there is well spent.
Josephine from Alamogordo, NM
This college was an amazing experience for me to have. All the teachers have only the students best intrest at heart and will always be there for you when you need help. Simply the best college experience thus far.
Francesca from La Luz, NM
the only courses i've taken were online so i can't give a campus review. i really loved my human biology class. i plan to transfer to the main campus in las cruces this summer to pursue a bachelor of science in biochemistry, but will still be taking some lower level courses online or on campus here in alamogordo.
Kristin from Alamogordo, NM

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