New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

Alamogordo, NM 88310
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New Mexico State University-Alamogordo is one of the nineteen public 2-year colleges in New Mexico. The campus is located in a rural area, in Alamogordo.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,710 students attend the school. Every year 12% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

New Mexico State University-Alamogordo's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,232, and fees were $192. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,184 and $192 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,710
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate46%

Nursing Programs

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1993 - 07/31/2014



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$78/credit
In State Students$93/credit
Out of State Students$216/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,510 $4,185 $9,720
ADN 70 $5,460 $6,510 $15,120
BSN 125 $9,750 $11,625 $27,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of New Mexico State University-Alamogordo's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 60% $4,073
Other Federal Grant 7% $533
State Grant & Scholarships 55% $720
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 59% $1,051
Federal Student Loans 11% $3,599
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,452
$30,001 to $48,000$5,765
$48,001 to $75,000$7,481
$75,001 to $110,000$10,659
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Mexico state board of nursing.
New Mexico State University-Alamogordo
2400 North Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM 88310

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