New Mexico Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in New Mexico by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 17 colleges in New Mexico with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in New Mexico? Navajo Technical College tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $4,070. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in New Mexico list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of New Mexico Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Navajo Technical College

Crownpoint, NM

$4,070
Northern New Mexico College

Espanola, NM

$4,952
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture

Santa Fe, NM

$5,321
Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM

$6,558
Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus

Portales, NM

$6,648
New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, NM

$6,876
New Mexico State University Main Campus

Las Cruces, NM

$7,301
University of New Mexico Main Campus

Albuquerque, NM

$7,905
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM

$8,425
University of Phoenix Albuquerque Campus

Albuquerque, NM

$9,960
Brown Mackie College Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM

$13,131
National American University Albuquerque

Albuequerque, NM

$15,000
National American University Rio Rancho

Rio Rancho, NM

$15,000
University of the Southwest

Hobbs, NM

$16,200
Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM

$23,069
Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Santa Fe, NM

$32,346
St John's College

Santa Fe, NM

$35,710