University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,076
5.49% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,553
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
12.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
912
17.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
19.4%
13 Graduates

About

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is a higher education institution located in Los Alamos County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were .

In 2019, 117 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus. 61.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (52 degrees), 1.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $2,076, which is $−5,748 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $2,076, which is $−5,748 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,553.

In 2019, 18% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,076
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was $2,076. The cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $−5,748 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$7,553
2019 Value
31%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,553. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus grew by 31%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,864
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was of $9,864 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of room and board increased by 2.09% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.09% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

18%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
1%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

18% of undergraduate students at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 10% with respect to 2018, when 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
12.8%
2017 Default Rate
664
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was 12.8%, which represents 664 out of the 5191 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus has a total enrollment of 912 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 156 students and the part-time enrollment is 756. This means that 17.1% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.8% Hispanic or Latino, 34.2% White, 7.02% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.52% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 1.97% Black or African American, and 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (30.1%) and White Female (15.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

17.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 912 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 156 and the part-time enrollment is 756. This means that 17.1% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    445
  2. White
    312
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    64

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 48.8% Hispanic or Latino, 34.2% White, 7.02% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.52% Two or More Races, 2.19% Asian, 1.97% Black or African American, and 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 20 students (2.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 27 more women than men received degrees from University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is hispanic or latino (52 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (51 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), and Engineering (8 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Registered nurses (1,401,339 people), Software developers (484,490 people), Other managers (425,476 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (362,104 people), and Civil engineers (277,723 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Health (51 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), Engineering (8 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (3 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Health (51 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), Engineering (8 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (3 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,585,613 people), Computer Systems Design (516,884 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (459,617 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (437,768 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (425,004 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Health (51 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), Engineering (8 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (3 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus according to their major.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

45
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
72
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 45 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, which is 0.625 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (72).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 19 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 1.19 times more than the 16 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 16 degrees were awarded to women at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 0.842 times less than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 7% of students graduating from University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (21.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is Female and Hispanic or Latino (21.4% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    52 degrees awarded
  2. White
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is hispanic or latino (52 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (48 degrees).

3.42% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    36 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    25 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is hispanic or latino female (36 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (25 degrees).

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Operations

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $38.4k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus employs 5 Lecturers, 1 Associate professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Female Lecturers (3), Male Lecturers(2), and Female Associate professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, Management, with 6 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $184k - Federal
  2. $98.2k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus received $184k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $98.2k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.49M
2019 Salaries
1.86%
decline from 2018

In 2019, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus paid a median of $2.49M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.15% decline from 2017 and a 0.869% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$331k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus paid a total of $331k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 13.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
5 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
7 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were Lecturer with 5 employees; Associate professor with 1 employees; and Associate professor with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees; Management with 6 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Male Lecturer
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was Female Lecturer with 3 employees, Male Lecturer with 2 employees, and Female Associate professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus.

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