Institutional Research

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research at NMSU-A is to serve as a source for extensive information about the institution; respond promptly and effectively to requests for information, analysis, and interpretation of data; and assist all who are part of the NMSU-A community to achieve excellence in student learning and community service.

Activities in Support of Our Mission

The Office of Institutional Research (OIR) fulfills its mission through a variety of research and data collection activities including:

  • supporting faculty and staff in fulfillment of their research objectives
  • providing technical assistance in formulating strategic plans
  • providing data support for assessment activities
  • formulating and implementing data gathering activities, such as surveys and focus groups
  • performing statistical analysis
  • maintaining various databases
  • supplying information to the external community, including state and federal government agencies
  • providing accreditation support as the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Accreditation Liaison Officer, Assurance System Coordinator and Data Update Coordinator

Spring 2023 Student Demographics 

Unduplicated Enrollment

Duplicated C & T Enrollment Duplicated A & S Enrollment
869 853 1102
FTE Female Hispanic
401 66.2% 45.4%


NMSU-A is a member of the New Mexico Association of Community Colleges.


For more information regarding assessment practices and policies, please see the    

Office of Assessment.