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2021 Top New Mexico Women's Basketball Schools

5 Colleges
$15,789 Avg Tuition & Fees*
11% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

When pursuing a degree in today's world, student athletes have many different options to choose from. Our mission at College Factual is to arm you with as much information as we can to help you make that decision. Our Best Colleges for Women's Basketball in New Mexico ranking is one tool we have developed to help in this regard.

Our analysis looked at 5 schools in New Mexico to determine which ones were the best for Women's Basketball athletes in New Mexico. Instead of depending on subjective information, we focus on objective factors to determine this ranking. These factors include such things as the athletic competitiveness of the school and the school's overall quality. This means that a school must provide students with a great education in addition to having a good sports team if it wants to rank well.

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

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Our analysis found New Mexico State University - Main Campus to be the best school for Women’s Basketball athletes in New Mexico in this year’s ranking. Located in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the fairly large public school handed out 2,465 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

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

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

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#2

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico

A rank of #2 on our list means University of New Mexico - Main Campus is a great place for Women’s Basketball athletes in New Mexico working on their bachelor’s degree. UNM is a public institution located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The school has a large population, and it awarded 4,321 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Women’s Basketball team at UNM made $2,483,241 in revenue, while incurring $2,438,241 in expenses. Thus, the team actually made $45,000, which isn’t bad at all. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 973.

UNM also made our overall quality list, coming in at #3.

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Out of the 5 schools in New Mexico that were part of this year’s ranking, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus landed the #3 spot on the list. Portales, New Mexico is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 707 students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Women’s Basketball team at ENMU - Main Campus made $431,064 in revenue.

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#4

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, New Mexico

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Western New Mexico University. The school came in at #4 in this year’s ranking. Silver City, New Mexico is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 254 students in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Women’s Basketball team at Western New Mexico University took home $269,556 in revenue.

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#5

New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, New Mexico

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend New Mexico Highlands University. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Women’s Basketball athletes in New Mexico list. Located in Las Vegas, New Mexico, the small public school handed out 489 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Women’s Basketball team at New Mexico Highlands University took home $276,167 in revenue.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 5 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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