Fast Facts

State Ranking

New Mexico had the 9th largest Latino population in the U.S.

Latino Population

K-12 Population
58%
State Population
47%

Median Age

Latino
30
White
47

Degree Attainment

Latino
19%
Total
33%

Equity Gap
in Degree Completion

Graduation Rates

Latino
28%
White
35%
Equity Gap
7%

Completions per 100 FTE

Latino
15%
White
17%
Equity Gap
2%

Completions Relative to the Population in Need

Latino
19%
White
24%
Equity Gap
5%

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Top 5 Enrolling Institutions

ENROLLING: Top 5 Institutions (Hispanic Undergraduates) in New Mexico, 2011-12

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Central New Mexico Community College 2yr Public 27,677 11,632 42
2 University of New Mexico-Main Campus 4yr Public 22,643 9,170 41
3 New Mexico State University-Main Campus 4yr Public 14,495 7,079 49
4 New Mexico State University-Dona Ana 2yr Public 9,803 6,743 69
5 Santa Fe Community College 2yr Public 4,893 2,173 44

Top 5 Associate Degree Institutions

ASSOCIATE DEGREES: Top 5 Institutions Awarding to Hispanics in New Mexico, 2011-12

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 Central New Mexico Community College 2yr Public 2,750 1,199 44
2 New Mexico State University-Dona Ana 2yr Public 973 646 66
3 Santa Fe Community College 2yr Public 301 142 47
4 Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell 2yr Public 326 138 42
5 University of New Mexico-Valencia County 2yr Public 161 105 65

Top 5 Bachelor Degree Institutions

BACHELOR DEGREES: Top 5 Institutions Awarding to Hispanics in New Mexico, 2011-12

Rank Institution Sector Grand Total Hispanic Total % Hispanic
1 University of New Mexico-Main Campus 4yr Public 3,400 1,298 38
2 New Mexico State University-Main 4yr Public 2,441 1,059 43
3 University of Phoenix-Albuquerque 4yr Private For-Profit 642 365 57
4 New Mexico Highlands University 4yr Public 361 191 53
5 Eastern New Mexico University-Main 4yr Public 615 159 26