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New Mexico State University – Alamogordo

Also known as NMSU-Alamogordo

2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, NM

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Focused on its mission to deliver quality learning opportunities, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo serves the south central New Mexico region offering wide range of credit and non-credit courses on campus, online and at Holloman Air Force Base.

NMSU-A campus is situated in the Tularosa Basin surrounded by mountain ranges. This campus started with only few students to now approximately 4,000 students per semester. From the basic two-year university-credited education, this institution now offers technical courses and Bachelor’s degree program through NMSU-Las Cruces Distance Education. These programs serve as foundation for professional career opportunities and transfer to any New Mexico College or University.

Upholding the highest value for excellence, integrity and innovation, NMSU-A strives to provide quality and cost-effective education. Students are engaged in personalized and innovative instructions with a dynamic environment for learning. Moreover, programs and curricula are designed with great flexibility to accommodate diverse educational needs. In fact, 50% of the classes are conducted online and evening courses are also made available.

Through the Holloman Air Force Base Learning Center, armed forces and families are given the opportunity to pursue their educational goals. Aside from this, NMSU-A encompasses Community Education and Contract Training, Professional Development courses, Dual Credit Classes, Abitur Program, Adult Basic Education and GED.

This institution is also a home for the Small Business Development Center, Academic Support Center with exceptional tutoring and student services, and Career Center that guides students in determining and pursuing their educational and career goals.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $1,900-$2,200
    • Out-of-State: $5,200-$6,221
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $78-$94 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $220-$260 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$4,101
Receiving Student Loans23%$3,342
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, New Mexico State University – Alamogordo may provide services like:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for New Mexico State University – Alamogordo compared to community colleges in New Mexico, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 NMSU-AlamogordoOtero CountyNew Mexico
Graduation Rate9.2%-14.7%
Transfer-out Rate20.3%-15.6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by New Mexico State University – Alamogordo by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Security and Protective Services

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Other Community Colleges Nearby

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    90%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    14:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    8

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $5,020