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2021 Top New Mexico Women's D1 Basketball Schools

2 Colleges
$23,184 Avg Tuition & Fees*
14% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When it comes to choosing a college, student athletes have a lot of options - but not all of them are good. One of our goals at College Factual is to give you as much information as we can - such as our Best Colleges for Division I Women's Basketball in New Mexico ranking - to help you make that decision.

We analyzed 2 colleges and universities across New Mexico to determine which were the best for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in New Mexico. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in New Mexico for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in New Mexico

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Our 2021 rankings named New Mexico State University - Main Campus the best school for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in New Mexico working on their bachelor’s degree. NMSU Main Campus is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 2,465 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

The D1 Women’s Basketball team at NMSU Main Campus brought home $1,665,773 in revenue in a single year. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 970.

NMSU Main Campus did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our overall quality list.

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University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of New Mexico - Main Campus. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in New Mexico list. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the large public school handed out 4,321 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

UNM brought in $2,483,241 while tallying up $2,438,241 in expenses for its D1 Women’s Basketball team. That boils down to a yearly profit of $45,000 for the sports team. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 973.

In addition to its Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball in New Mexico ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, UNM is ranked #3 for overall quality in New Mexico.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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