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State Quick Facts: New Mexico

New Mexico Higher Education Department
2048 Galisteo Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505-2100
Telephone: 505-476-8400
Fax: 505-476-8453
Agency E-mail: laura.mulry@state.nm.us
www.hed.state.nm.us



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
1,984
College-aged (18-25):
148
White:
1,457
Black:
45
Hispanic:
891
Asian:
27
Native American:
183
Male:
979
Female:
1,005
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
42
Public:
28
4-year:
8
2-year:
20
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
5


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
134,375
Public (Fall 06):
121,668

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

3,450
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
115,875
Graduate (Fall 06):
14,944
First Professional (Fall 06):
1,009
White (Fall 07):
56,621
Black (Fall 07):
4,008
Hispanic (Fall 07):
55,138
Asian (Fall 07):
2,706
Native American (Fall 07):
12,034
Alien (Fall 07):
3,868
Male (Fall 06):
54,778
Female (Fall 06):
77,050
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
16,282
Associates:
5,053
Bachelor:
7,791
Graduate:
3,438
White:
7,283
Black:
432
Hispanic:
5,844
Asian:
319
Native American:
933
Alien:
693
Other (not incl. above)
778
Male:
6,015
Female:
10,267

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$817,816
  Selected State Reports:
The Condition of Higher Education in New Mexico (scroll down to)

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

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