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Doña Ana Community College

Las Cruces, NM 2-Year Public
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About Dona Ana Community College

Doña Ana Community College Overview

Doña Ana Community College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Doña Ana Community College was founded in 1973 and now enrolls around 8,891 students per year year, which includes 8,891 undergraduates. Doña Ana Community College provides on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Doña Ana Community College

Love music or performing? At Doña Ana Community College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Doña Ana Community College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Doña Ana Community College has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Doña Ana Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Doña Ana Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Doña Ana Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,238
Out-of-State $2,442

Is Doña Ana Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Doña Ana Community College offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Doña Ana Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 85% of students who start at Doña Ana Community College come back for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Doña Ana Community College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Doña Ana Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Doña Ana Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Doña Ana Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Doña Ana Community College's endowment was $0 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Doña Ana Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Doña Ana Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Doña Ana Community College.

Based on this information, does Doña Ana Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Doña Ana Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Doña Ana Community College Located?

Doña Ana Community College is located in the urban setting of Las Cruces, New Mexico, less than an hour from El Paso.

If you would like to see Doña Ana Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10/25 to Las Cruces, or book a flight to the nearest airport, El Paso International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Doña Ana Community College and Las Cruces are like without leaving home.

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College Info

MSC-3DA, Box 30001 3400 South Espina Street Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Campus Setting: Urban

Dona Ana Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dona Ana Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dona Ana Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at Dona Ana Community College is like? There are approximately 8,891 students enrolled at Dona Ana Community College. 45% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from NM and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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