Most Affordable Colleges in New Mexico for 2019

State of New Mexico
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for New Mexico residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for New Mexico residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of New Mexico.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 New Mexico State University-Main Campus $12,500 Image $21,700 42% 11,713 1,050 63.84%
2 Navajo Technical University $12,800 Image $15,500 17% 1,765 N/A N/A
3 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus $13,100 Image $19,100 31% 4,597 990 60.45%
4 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology $14,900 Image $22,200 33% 1,471 1,262 21.68%
5 New Mexico Highlands University $15,300 Image $20,200 24% 1,935 N/A N/A
6 Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development $17,300 Image $21,900 21% 609 885 100%
6 Western New Mexico University $17,300 Image $24,100 28% 2,167 N/A N/A
8 University of the Southwest $18,000 Image $29,400 39% 509 930 35.2%
9 University of New Mexico-Main Campus $19,300 Image $19,300 0% 20,354 1,105 67.04%
10 St- John's College $31,500 Image $49,900 37% 322 1,284 63.16%
School data from 2016-2017
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