2020 Best Online Colleges in New Mexico

This list highlights the best online schools in New Mexico. These universities offer quality online programs, affordable tuition rates, and high projected salaries for alumni. In first place, has an annual tuition rate of and a median salary of $86,200. , ranked #3, offers the most degree options of the group. Distance students at ENMU can study business administration, computer science, criminal justice, nursing, and social work.

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2020 Online Colleges in New Mexico Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in New Mexico

There are 21 accredited institutions in New Mexico offering online degrees. Among these are several public, non-profit universities, including Eastern New Mexico University and New Mexico State University. Students looking for bachelor's or master's degrees in education and liberal arts will find a variety of options at the University of New Mexico, while students interested in business may want to consider one of 11 different online bachelor of business administration degrees at the University of the Southwest, or the several different online MBA specializations at Western New Mexico University.

At a Glance:

  • Nearly three in four New Mexico schools offering online degrees have tuition fees of $15,000 or less.
  • The New Mexico Educational Assistance Foundation (NMEAF) provides information on teaching and nursing scholarships, as well as guides and workshops on how to apply for FAFSA.
  • The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services offers a Wartime Veteran Scholarship Fund for eligible veterans who have served in combat since 1990.


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