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New Mexico State again rated a "Best Buy"

For the ninth consecutive year, New Mexico State University has been designated as one of "America's 100 Best College Buys" by Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc., an independent research and consulting organization for higher education.

e, Ga., company gathered data on 1,209 four-year institutions before compiling its ninth annual report of "the 100 American colleges and universities providing students the very highest quality education at the lowest cost."

New Mexico State has made the list every year since the survey began.

The report estimated two semesters at New Mexico State for the 2004-05 year at $8,712 for a New Mexico resident and $17,256 for an out-of-state resident. That includes tuition, fees, room and board.

Only five of the other universities in the list of "America's 100 Best College Buys" have lower in-state costs than New Mexico State. Nineteen have lower out-of-state costs.