Cost of college went up for all students at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.2 percent for 2018-19 at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Mexico residents paid $2,154 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $66 more than the $2,088 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 162.7 percent more than residents this year, or $5,658. Their price tag grew 2.9 percent from $5,496 in 2017-18.

About 91 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Mexico residents. About 4 percent are residents of other states and 5 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 96 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,026 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.9 million and 224 students took out student loans totaling more than $264,398.

Including all undergraduates (7,876), 4,469 students used grants or scholarships totaling $25.8 million, and 1,721 students took out $3.6 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~7,167
$1,968
$1,968
$2,088
$2,154
9.5%
Out-of-state
~315
$5,184
$5,184
$5,496
$5,658
9.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
774
71%
$4,282,038
$5,532
State / local grant or scholarship
889
82%
$563,260
$634
Institutional grants or scholarships
25
2%
$27,330
$1,093
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,026
95%
$4,872,628
$4,749
Federal student loans
223
21%
$260,398
$1,168
Other student loans
-
0%
-
-
Student loan aid
224
21%
$264,398
$1,180
Total student aid
1,040
96%
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