New Mexico State University Grants

Overview of New Mexico State University Grants

The campus of New Mexico State Grants is in Grants, NM, which is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Degrees at New Mexico State Grants include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching, office and administration, security and law enforcement.

New Mexico State Grants Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes New Mexico State Grants an attractive choice for many applicants.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, New Mexico State Grants had 798 students enrolled (523 full-time equivalent). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at New Mexico State Grants are 40 years old or older.

More complete details are provided below.

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New Mexico State University-Grants
1500 Third Street
Grants , NM 87020
General Phone: (505) 287-7981

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New Mexico State Grants Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement51corrections, criminal justice and safety
Liberal Arts46general studies, interdisciplinary studies, cartography
Education and Teaching20education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, teacher aide
Nursing and Emergency Medicine13nursing assistant
Computer Science and Engineering5computer applications programming, data processing tech, computer support
Family and Social Work5human services, social work
Engineering Technician3electronics tech, drafting
Business and Management2business
Office and Administration2administrative assistant, general office occupations
Production Trades0welding
Mechanics and Repair0computer repair, automobile mechanics
Construction Trades0carpentry, property management

Number of programs and degrees for New Mexico State Grants in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1215
Associate's degree7512
Award of less than 1 academic year602

New Mexico State Grants Student Body

In 2007-2008, New Mexico State Grants had a total enrollment of 798 students (523 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 24%
Black 3%
Hispanic 35%
Asian 1%
American Indian 28%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 17%
20-21 13%
22-24 11%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Mexico94%
(International Students)1%

New Mexico State Grants Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 32 %

New Mexico State Grants Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Grants, New Mexico for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Mexico Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

New Mexico State Grants Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,226
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,552
Books and supplies $ 998

Financial Aid:
New Mexico State Grants participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 265704)

New Mexico State Grants Faculty

New Mexico State Grants has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track41
Non-tenured and not on tenure track22

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*1*
Associate professoracademic year2*2*
Assistant professoracademic year2*2*
Instructoracademic year3$44,0090*
No academic rankacademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year8$46,5566$48,372

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

New Mexico State Grants Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Social Work

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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New Mexico State Grants Highlights

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What Sets New Mexico State Grants Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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