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Alamogordo, New Mexico

NMSU-Alamogordo Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at NMSU-Alamogordo are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 51% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

New Mexico State University Alamogordo has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of New Mexico State University Alamogordo students
Race Percent of Students
White 49%
Black 5%
Hispanic 32%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 69% more female students than male students enrolled at New Mexico State University Alamogordo with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NMSU-Alamogordo has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for New Mexico State University Alamogordo students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for New Mexico State University Alamogordo students
Gender Number of Students
Men 608
Women 1,028

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

NMSU-Alamogordo serves a very low number of students outside of New Mexico, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for New Mexico State University Alamogordo students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 9%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,867 per year

60% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,636
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 46.6%
Part time Undergrads 42.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187994 IPEDS survey data for New Mexico State University Alamogordo.