Luna Community College: Narrative Description

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LUNA COMMUNITY COLLEGE D-9

PO Box 1510
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Tel: (505)454-2500
Free: 800-588-7232
Admissions: (505)454-2020
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.luna.cc.nm.us/

Description:

State-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Setting: 25-acre rural campus. Endowment: $12,911. Educational spending 2003-04: $1779 per student. Total enrollment: 2,041. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 154 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 502 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 1,539 students, 59% women, 41% men. 0.5% Native American, 88% Hispanic, 0.5% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 25% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, honors program, independent study, distance learning, part-time degree program, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year:

Area resident tuition: $600 full-time, $25 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $888 full-time, $37 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $1824 full-time, $76 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $44 full-time, $22 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available. Samuel F. Vigil Learning Resource Center plus 1 other with 37,343 books, 178 serials, 5,000 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $421,509.