University of New Mexico-Taos Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,872
4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,883
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.61%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,222
11.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.8%
19 Graduates

About

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is a higher education institution located in Taos County, NM. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus were Physical Sciences (19 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (11 degrees), and Registered Nursing (11 degrees).

In 2022, 139 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus. 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (81 degrees), 1.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is $1,872, which is $−6,240 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is $1,872, which is $−6,240 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,883.

In 2022, 19% of undergraduate students attending University of New Mexico-Taos Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,872
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus was $1,872. The cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is $−6,240 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,883
2022 Value
9.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of New Mexico-Taos Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,883. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of New Mexico-Taos Campus grew by 9.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,396
Room and Board
$1,178
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus was of $10,396 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.31% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,178. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

19% of undergraduate students at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 17.4% with respect to 2021, when 23% 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.
2.61%
2019 Default Rate
123
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus was 2.61%, which represents 123 out of the 4705 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-Taos Campus had a total enrollment of 1,222 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is 141 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,081. This means that 11.5% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.2% Hispanic or Latino, 27.1% White, 5.24% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.7% Two or More Races, 1.72% Asian, 1.55% Black or African American, and 0.164% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (35.5%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

11.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,222 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is 141 and the part-time enrollment is 1,081. This means that 11.5% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2022 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-Taos Campus was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), University of New Mexico-Taos Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    699 enrolled students
  2. White
    331 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    64 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is 57.2% Hispanic or Latino, 27.1% White, 5.24% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.7% Two or More Races, 1.72% Asian, 1.55% Black or African American, and 0.164% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% 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, 47 students (3.85%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 23 more women than men received degrees from University of New Mexico-Taos Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is hispanic or latino (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (46 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is Physical Sciences (19 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (11 degrees) and Registered Nursing (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (11 degrees), and Health (73 degrees).

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-Taos Campus are Registered nurses (1,414,763 people), Social workers, all other (176,786 people), Medical & health services managers (172,097 people), Physicians (171,783 people), and Other managers (163,269 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus in 2022 are Physical Sciences (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (11 degrees), Health (73 degrees), Construction (2 degrees), and Precision Production (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Taos Campus are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus are Physical Sciences (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (11 degrees), Health (73 degrees), Construction (2 degrees), and Precision Production (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Taos Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,599,136 people), Elementary & secondary schools (346,674 people), Outpatient care centers (295,503 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (291,445 people), and Offices of physicians (238,371 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus are Physical Sciences (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (11 degrees), Health (73 degrees), Construction (2 degrees), and Precision Production (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Taos Campus.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 19 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus was Physical Sciences with 19 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

58
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
81
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus, which is 0.716 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (81).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 1.71 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus in Physical Sciences, which is 3.75 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from University of New Mexico-Taos 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%.

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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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (37.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is Female and Hispanic or Latino (37.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    81 degrees awarded
  2. White
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is hispanic or latino (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (46 degrees).

2.88% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    44 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    37 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus is hispanic or latino female (44 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (37 degrees).

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Operations

University of New Mexico-Taos Campus employs 16 Lecturers, 3 No academic ranks and 3 Associate professors. Most academics at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus are Female Lecturer (13), Male Lecturer (3), and Female No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 16 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 13 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$5.68M
2022 Salaries
2.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of New Mexico-Taos Campus paid a median of $5.68M in salaries, a 2.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.54M
Instructional Salaries
25
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of New Mexico-Taos Campus paid a total of $1.54M to 25 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus were Lecturer with 16 employees, No academic rank with 3 employees, and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 13 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Male Lecturer
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus was Female Lecturer with 13 employees, Male Lecturer with 3 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of New Mexico-Taos Campus.

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