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About New Mexico State University Grants

New Mexico State University-Grants is a public, state school in an small town setting in Grants, New Mexico. New Mexico State University Grants was founded in 1968 and now enrolls around 14,289 students a year, including 11,687 undergrads.

There are 17 undergraduate students for every full-time New Mexico State University Grants professor.

2021 New Mexico State University Grants Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Average GPA 3.5
Mean ACT score 20
In-State Tuition $2,088
Out-of-State $3,912

New Mexico State University Grants Regular Decision Deadline 2022

New Mexico State University Grants Early Admission

New Mexico State University-Grants does not offer early decision or early action.

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New Mexico State University Grants Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into New Mexico State University Grants. In 2021, New Mexico State University Grants accepted 66% of applicants. In 2021, 6,326 out of 9,635 total applicants were accepted.

New Mexico State University Grants Waitlist

New Mexico State University Grants reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into New Mexico State University-Grants?

New Mexico State University Grants is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to New Mexico State University Grants, applicants must submit the following items.

New Mexico State University Grants Application Requirements

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New Mexico State University Grants Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.5 /4.0. The mean ACT score for New Mexico State University Grants students is 20.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to New Mexico State University Grants.

Does New Mexico State University Grants Require the ACT or SAT?

New Mexico State University Grants is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 30% submitted the SAT. 78% submitted the ACT.


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Does New Mexico State University Grants Have Dorms?New Mexico State University Grants does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at New Mexico State University Grants.

Financial Aid at New Mexico State University Grants

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is New Mexico State University Grants a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at New Mexico State University Grants

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at New Mexico State University Grants, around 74% return for 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 Outcomes and Debt for New Mexico State University Grants Grads

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

Based on this information, how does New Mexico State University Grants sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is New Mexico State University Grants a good school for you?

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Where is New Mexico State University-Grants Located?

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

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College Info

1500 3rd Street Grants, NM 87020-2025

Campus Setting: Small Town

New Mexico State University Grants Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 12

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to New Mexico State University Grants is Jul 12.

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

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New Mexico State University Grants ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

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17 to 23

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to New Mexico State University Grants is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into New Mexico State University Grants. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

New Mexico State University Grants SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

470 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

470 - 590

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New Mexico State University Grants Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,280

In State

$4,104

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,088
$3,912
Fees
$192
$192
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at New Mexico State University Grants is like? There are approximately 14,289 students enrolled at New Mexico State University Grants, including 11,687 undergraduate students and 2,602 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from NM and 26% percent of students are from other states.

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

74%

In State

26%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

14,289

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

66%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,280

Out-of-State

$4,104

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 12
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