Cost of college went up for all students at Northern New Mexico College


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.9 percent for 2018-19 at Northern New Mexico College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Mexico residents paid $4,952 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $187 more than the $4,765 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 176.2 percent more than residents this year, or $13,676. Their price tag grew 0.4 percent from $13,619 in 2017-18.

About 95 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Mexico residents. About 3 percent are residents of other states and 2 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, 127 students received grants or scholarships totaling $789,756 and 5 students took out student loans totaling more than $12,560.

Including all undergraduates (926), 739 students used grants or scholarships totaling $4.1 million, and 112 students took out $524,423 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
~880
$4,367
$4,560
$4,765
$4,952
13.4%
Out-of-state
~28
$12,494
$13,032
$13,619
$13,676
9.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Northern New Mexico College 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
122
90%
$497,303
$4,076
State / local grant or scholarship
95
70%
$270,289
$2,845
Institutional grants or scholarships
13
10%
$22,164
$1,705
Grant or scholarship aid total
127
94%
$789,756
$6,219
Federal student loans
5
4%
$12,560
$2,512
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
5
4%
$12,560
$2,512
Total student aid
130
96%
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