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


In-state tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2018-19 at Central New Mexico Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Mexico residents paid $1,626 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $48 more than the $1,578 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 351.3 percent more than residents this year, or $7,338. Their price tag grew 2.3 percent from $7,170 in 2017-18.

About 87 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Mexico residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 80 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,567 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.1 million and 223 students took out student loans totaling more than $610,814.

Including all undergraduates (23,553), 9,024 students used grants or scholarships totaling $43.8 million, and 2,617 students took out $9.2 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
~20,491
$1,448
$1,472
$1,578
$1,626
12.3%
Out-of-state
~236
$6,704
$6,848
$7,170
$7,338
9.5%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Central New Mexico Community 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
1,135
56%
$5,885,434
$5,185
State / local grant or scholarship
1,416
69%
$1,114,662
$787
Institutional grants or scholarships
285
14%
$118,339
$415
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,567
77%
$7,118,435
$4,543
Federal student loans
220
11%
$597,814
$2,717
Other student loans
3
0%
$13,000
$4,333
Student loan aid
223
11%
$610,814
$2,739
Total student aid
1,628
80%
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