New Mexico State University – Carlsbad

1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, NM 88220

About New Mexico State University – Carlsbad

New Mexico State University – Carlsbad is classified as a public, two-year college under the governance of a larger, four-year university or university system. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 500 to 1,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,043
Student Age% Under 2568%
 % 25 and Over32%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time29%
 % Part-time71%
Race/Ethnicity% White43.3%
 % Black2.4%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino45.7%
 % Native American1.4%
 % Race Unknown5.8%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedProfessional Certificate
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$1,439
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$4,056
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid83%
 % Undergraduates with Loans14%
 % Undergraduates with Grants81%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,038
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,038
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,987
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,987

Neighborhood Data for the Carlsbad Area

Median Age38.4
Median Household Income$44,985
Total Population25,917
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.6% 50.4%
 Age 0-953.9%46.1%
 Age 10-1752.7%47.3%
 Age 18-2450.4%49.6%
 Age 25-2955.5%44.5%
 Age 30-3952.6%47.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.1%
 % Black1.8%
 % Asian0.9%
 % Latino40.3%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,038
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$566
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50047.9%37.3%14.7%
 $500 to $74945.4%62.7%0.0%
 $750 to $9996.7%0.0%18.7%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%4.5%
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