University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,096
6.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,947
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.61%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,009
8.13% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29.9%
20 Graduates

About

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is a higher education institution located in Los Alamos County, NM. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were Liberal Arts & Sciences (22 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees), and General Engineering (5 degrees).

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus. 52.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (42 degrees), 1.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $2,096, which is $−6,016 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $2,096, which is $−6,016 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,947.

In 2022, 19% of undergraduate students attending University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,096
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was $2,096. The cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is $−6,016 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,947
2022 Value
0.848%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,947. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus grew by 0.848%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,396
Room and Board
$1,194
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos 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 $1,194. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.36% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

19% of undergraduate students at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 18.8% with respect to 2021, when 16% 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-Los Alamos 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-Los Alamos Campus had a total enrollment of 1,009 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 82 students and the part-time enrollment is 927. This means that 8.13% 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 50.3% Hispanic or Latino, 31.5% White, 6.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.97% Asian, 1.68% Black or African American, and 0.198% 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 (36.6%), followed by White Female (22%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (19.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

8.13%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,009 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 82 and the part-time enrollment is 927. This means that 8.13% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

40%
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-Los Alamos Campus was 40%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    508 enrolled students
  2. White
    318 enrolled students
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    62 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is 50.3% Hispanic or Latino, 31.5% White, 6.14% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.47% Two or More Races, 2.97% Asian, 1.68% Black or African American, and 0.198% 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, 23 students (2.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 5 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 (42 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (35 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is Liberal Arts & Sciences (22 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees) and General Engineering (5 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Engineering Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), and Physical Sciences (2 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-Los Alamos Campus are Accountants & auditors (1,058,845 people), Other managers (1,038,393 people), Software developers (616,395 people), Financial managers (519,616 people), and Chief executives & legislators (501,271 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), Engineering (5 degrees), and Business (19 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-Los Alamos Campus are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Engineering Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), Engineering (5 degrees), and Business (19 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Computer Systems Design (1,000,043 people), Construction (683,948 people), Elementary & secondary schools (678,830 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (632,895 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (577,018 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Engineering Technologies (7 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (27 degrees), Physical Sciences (2 degrees), Engineering (5 degrees), and Business (19 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-Los Alamos Campus.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 22 degrees awarded
  2. 12 degrees awarded
  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 22 degrees awarded.

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

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

41
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
46
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus, which is 0.891 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (46).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 1.33 times more than the 6 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-Los Alamos Campus in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.14 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
27%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 6% 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, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is Male and Black or African American (100% 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
    42 degrees awarded
  2. White
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is hispanic or latino (42 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (35 degrees).

1.15% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    22 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    20 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus is hispanic or latino female (22 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (20 degrees).

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Operations

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus employs 3 Lecturers. Most academics at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are Female Lecturer (2), and Male Lecturer (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are: Management, with 5 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.59M
2022 Salaries
2.57%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus paid a median of $2.59M in salaries, a 2.57% 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

$155k
Instructional Salaries
3
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus paid a total of $155k to 3 employees working as instructors, which represents 5.98% 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
3 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was Lecturer with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus were Management with 5 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Male Lecturer

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus was Female Lecturer with 2 employees, and Male Lecturer with 1 employees.

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

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