College Costs in New Mexico

The 2024 Directory of New Mexico Colleges and Prices

New Mexico Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in New Mexico?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New Mexico was $7,029 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $8,223 lower than the U.S. average and ranks New Mexico cheaper than average as the 51st most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of $1,698 from the 2019-2020 average of $5,331 and represents a 31.85% annual increase in tuition costs. The list of New Mexico colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 36 colleges and universities in New Mexico, the most popular being University of New Mexico Main Campus with 15,071 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,803. St John's College is the most expensive in New Mexico with an in-state tuition of $36,040.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2023 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2022-2023 academic year.


36 results

University of New Mexico Main Campus
N
Albuquerque, NM

University of New Mexico Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,803 Tuition

#2 Best Colleges in New Mexico

  • 21,953enrollment
  • $10,633net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1250SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

New Mexico State University Main Campus
N
Las Cruces, NM

New Mexico State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,283 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in New Mexico

  • 14,268enrollment
  • $10,407net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 900-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

Central New Mexico Community College
C
Albuquerque, NM

Central New Mexico Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,512 Tuition

#2 Best Value Colleges in New Mexico

  • 19,095enrollment
  • $4,742net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 6

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
E
Portales, NM
 

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$4,194 Tuition

#4 Best Public Universities in New Mexico

  • 5,106enrollment
  • $8,702net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 840-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 24

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
N
Socorro, NM

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,664 Tuition

#1 Best Value in New Mexico

  • 1,689enrollment
  • $10,429net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.63Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

New Mexico Highlands University
N
Las Vegas, NM
 

New Mexico Highlands University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$4,782 Tuition

 

  • 2,677enrollment
  • $10,852net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

New Mexico Military Institute
N
Roswell, NM
 

New Mexico Military Institute

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,000 Tuition

 

  • 424enrollment
  • $8,560net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 2

San Juan College
S
Farmington, NM
 

San Juan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,344 Tuition

 

  • 5,454enrollment
  • $4,378net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of the Southwest
T
Hobbs, NM
 

University of the Southwest

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$17,000 Tuition

 

  • 1,066enrollment
  • $20,533net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.63Avg GPA

St John's College
S
Santa Fe, NM

St John's College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$36,040 Tuition

 

  • 439enrollment
  • $29,265net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1460SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Navajo Technical College
N
Crownpoint, NM
 

Navajo Technical College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$2,628 Tuition

#3 Best Value Colleges in New Mexico

  • 1,354enrollment
  • $2,770net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Santa Fe Community College
S
Santa Fe, NM
 

Santa Fe Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,830 Tuition

 

  • 3,266enrollment
  • $8,151net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Northern New Mexico College
N
Espanola, NM
 

Northern New Mexico College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,064 Tuition

 

  • 1,154enrollment
  • $8,383net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.63Avg GPA

New Mexico Junior College
N
Hobbs, NM
 

New Mexico Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,440 Tuition

 

  • 2,228enrollment
  • $5,964net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.75Avg GPA

Clovis Community College
C
Clovis, NM
 

Clovis Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,416 Tuition

 

  • 2,303enrollment
  • $5,034net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque
S
Albuquerque, NM
 

Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$22,944 Tuition

 

  • 49enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of New Mexico Taos Campus
N
Ranchos de Taos, NM
 

University of New Mexico Taos Campus

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,872 Tuition

 

  • 1,222enrollment
  • $9,883net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 27

New Mexico State University Carlsbad
N
Carlsbad, NM
 

New Mexico State University Carlsbad

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,776 Tuition

 

  • 1,673enrollment
  • $8,444net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.75Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 27