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  • NMSU is a Public and Grand Canyon University is a Private (for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • NMSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($23,076) than Grand Canyon University ($17,800).
  • It is harder to admit to NMSU than Grand Canyon University.
  • Grand Canyon University has more students with 90,253 students while NMSU has 14,289 students.
  • NMSU has more full-time faculties with 625 faculties while Grand Canyon University has 415 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - New Mexico State University-Main Campus and Grand Canyon University.
NMSUvs.Grand Canyon University
Las Cruces, New MexicoLocationPhoenix, Arizona
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$7,087
Out-Of-State$23,076
Tuition & Fees$17,800
75 (0.64%)Number Receiving Financial Aid71 (0.13%)
$10,038Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,074
63.84 %Acceptance Rates66.92 %
39.04 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)16.05 %
1,050SAT Score-
60ACT Score-
47 %Graduation Rate37 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
74 %Retention Rate64 %
14,289Student Population90,253
625Number of Faculties415
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services

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