New Mexico State University Dona Ana: Review & Facts

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New Mexico State University Dona Ana is a large two-year, public school with 9,270 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1973 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
57
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at New Mexico State University Dona Ana.

New Mexico State University Dona Ana implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 57 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
New Mexico State University Dona Ana student retention rate is low at 59% (close to New Mexico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at New Mexico State University Dona Ana is very low: 16%.

Student to faculty ratio at New Mexico State University Dona Ana is reasonable -- 23:1. Read more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,000
Average tuition price is very low, around $4,800 per year. The additional fees at New Mexico State University Dona Ana (not included in tuition costs) are around $200; which makes it a total of $5,000 a year.

Read the details about New Mexico State University Dona Ana additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at New Mexico State University Dona Ana is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at New Mexico State University Dona Ana and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (575) 527-7500 or check New Mexico State University Dona Ana Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
New Mexico State University Dona Ana provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at New Mexico State University Dona Ana, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at New Mexico State University Dona Ana.

Based on the college crime data, New Mexico State University Dona Ana appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

New Mexico State University Dona Ana Location and Maps



Post Address: New Mexico State University Dona Ana, 3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-0105, USA
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