New Mexico Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend public college in New Mexico?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in New Mexico was $4,514 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $390 from the 2015-2016 average of $4,124 and represents a 9.46% annual increase. The list of New Mexico public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of New Mexico and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 27 public colleges and universities in New Mexico, the most popular being University of New Mexico Main Campus with 19,364 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $5,960. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is the most expensive public school in New Mexico with an in-state tuition of $6,133.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. New Mexico colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in New Mexico or cheap New Mexico colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore New Mexico Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Central New Mexico Community College
Albuquerque, 7,105 Students
$1,296 - -
Clovis Community College
Clovis, 749 Students
$1,296 - -
Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
Portales, 2,890 Students
$3,661 37 71
Eastern New Mexico University Roswell Campus
Roswell, 1,051 Students
$2,040 - -
Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus
Ruidoso, 130 Students
$1,440 - -
Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture
Santa Fe, 299 Students
$4,700 - -
Luna Community College
Las Vegas, 367 Students
$1,248 - -
Mesalands Community College
Tucumcari, 208 Students
$1,392 - -
Navajo Technical College
Crownpoint, 1,032 Students
$3,420 - -
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, 2,082 Students
$4,248 - -
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, 1,655 Students
$6,133 78 84
New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs, 753 Students
$1,344 - -
New Mexico Military Institute
Roswell, 422 Students
$400 - -
New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Alamogordo, 440 Students
$2,232 - -
New Mexico State University Carlsbad
Carlsbad, 523 Students
$1,776 - -
New Mexico State University Dona Ana
Las Cruces, 3,750 Students
$1,896 - -
New Mexico State University Grants
Grants, 181 Students
$2,088 - -
New Mexico State University Main Campus
Las Cruces, 11,373 Students
$5,323 48 78
Northern New Mexico College
Espanola, 590 Students
$3,260 - -
San Juan College
Farmington, 2,781 Students
$1,104 - -