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University of New Mexico-Taos Campus Demographics & Diversity

Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus are mainly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has high racial diversity. 77% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of New Mexico Taos Campus 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 University of New Mexico Taos Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 23%
Black 1%
Hispanic 59%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 10%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 82% more female students than male students enrolled at University of New Mexico Taos Campus with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of New Mexico-Taos Campus has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of New Mexico Taos Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for University of New Mexico Taos Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 433
Women 786

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus serves a very low number of students outside of New Mexico, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of New Mexico Taos Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 9%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,538 per year

77% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,219
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.2%
Part time Undergrads 50.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188225 IPEDS survey data for University of New Mexico Taos Campus.