New Mexico Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in New Mexico?   The average annual in-state college tuition in New Mexico was $7,204 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $111 from the 2015-2016 average of $7,093 and represents a 1.56% annual increase. The list of New Mexico open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 29 open admissions colleges and universities in New Mexico, the most popular being Central New Mexico Community College with 6,345 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $1,320. Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque is the most expensive open admissions school in New Mexico with an in-state tuition of $22,488.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore New Mexico Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Santa Fe Community College
Santa Fe, 1,050 Students
$1,800 - -
Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque
Albuquerque, 45 Students
$22,488 - -
University of New Mexico Gallup Campus
Gallup, 883 Students
$1,732 - -
University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus
Los Alamos, 174 Students
$1,968 - -
University of New Mexico Taos Campus
Ranchos de Taos, 301 Students
$1,854 - -
University of New Mexico Valencia County Campus
Los Lunas, 562 Students
$1,788 - -
University of Phoenix Albuquerque Campus
Albuquerque, 91 Students
$9,960 - -
University of the Southwest
Hobbs, 760 Students
$16,000 - -
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, 1,483 Students
$3,927 - -