New Mexico State University – Dona Ana

3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

About New Mexico State University – Dona Ana

New Mexico State University – Dona Ana is classified as a public, two-year college under the governance of a larger, four-year university or university system. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 5,000 to 9,999 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 SizeUndergraduate9,021
Student Age% Under 2562%
 % 25 and Over38%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time35%
 % Part-time65%
Race/Ethnicity% White21.5%
 % Black2.8%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino65.3%
 % Native American2.2%
 % Race Unknown4.8%
 % International student2%
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

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$1,387
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$4,004
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans39%
 % Undergraduates with Grants86%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 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 Las Cruces Area

Median Age32.1
Median Household Income$38,701
Total Population95,233
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.0% 51.0%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1753.1%46.9%
 Age 18-2448.9%51.1%
 Age 25-2952.3%47.7%
 Age 30-3950.7%49.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White87.4%
 % Black2.2%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino58.0%
 % Native American1.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,038
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$567
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50066.8%40.6%14.7%
 $500 to $74915.9%42.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%10.7%28.8%
 Over $100017.4%6.6%7.7%
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