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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Safety
    B
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    C+
New Mexico State - Carlsbad is a public college located in Carlsbad, New Mexico. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 504 undergraduate students. The New Mexico State - Carlsbad acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 16% of students, New Mexico State - Carlsbad alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,400.
About New Mexico State University - Carlsbad...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
1500 University Drive
Carlsbad, NM 88220
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Cost

Net Price
$8,818/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,077/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,529/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,460/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,978/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,863/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.7 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.6 responses
83%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.6 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
504Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
46%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
16%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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I feel very welcome at NMSU Carlsbad. I can easily get help with anything that I need from teachers, staff, and other students. NMSU-C hosts events for students and the community often and they are inviting to everyone. Most of the Staff and Teachers are willing to lend a hand to anyone in any way they can and overall I have had a good experience.
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Very helpful and welcoming with my transfer, while there is a limited amount of online classes I look forward to being able to attend the classroom setting soon. I feel it is a very nice college for the community.
This school is amazing, helpful, cheap and recognized!