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Colleges / New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

Carlsbad, NM 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About New Mexico State University Carlsbad

New Mexico State University-Carlsbad Overview

New Mexico State University-Carlsbad is a public, state school in a small town setting in Carlsbad, New Mexico. New Mexico State University Carlsbad was founded in 1950 and enrolls 1,998 undergrads and no graduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 27, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Planning to play sports? New Mexico State University Carlsbad has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at New Mexico State University Carlsbad on the Student Life page.

2022 New Mexico State University Carlsbad Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8

Is New Mexico State University Carlsbad a Good School?


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

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better look at what New Mexico State University Carlsbad offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at New Mexico State University Carlsbad

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

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at New Mexico State University Carlsbad, around 41% come back their sophomore year. 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 Outlook New Mexico State University Carlsbad Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with New Mexico State University Carlsbad directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

New Mexico State University-Carlsbad'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.

For more information about New Mexico State University Carlsbad's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, New Mexico State University Carlsbad spends about $2,380 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at New Mexico State University Carlsbad

Tuition 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 New Mexico State University Carlsbad's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

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

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at New Mexico State University Carlsbad.

Based on this information, does New Mexico State University Carlsbad 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 New Mexico State University Carlsbad a good school for you?

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Where is New Mexico State University Carlsbad?

New Mexico State University Carlsbad is located in the small town setting of Carlsbad, New Mexico.

If you would like to see New Mexico State University Carlsbad for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 62/180 to Carlsbad, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Carlsbad Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what New Mexico State University Carlsbad and Carlsbad are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1500 University Drive Carlsbad, NM 88220-3509

Campus Setting: Small Town

New Mexico State University Carlsbad Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 27

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to New Mexico State University Carlsbad is Aug 27.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to New Mexico State University Carlsbad is Continuous processing.

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

New Mexico State University Carlsbad ACT Scores

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New Mexico State University Carlsbad SAT Scores

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New Mexico State University Carlsbad Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,068

In State

$4,108

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,776
$3,816
Fees
$292
$292
Housing
Unknown
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at New Mexico State University Carlsbad is like? There are approximately 1,998 students enrolled at New Mexico State University Carlsbad. 29% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NM and 1% percent of students are from other states.

29%

Full Time

71%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,998

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,068

Out-of-State

$4,108

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 27
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