New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, NM

New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, NM

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Tuition & Fees

$6,558

$10,998

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

2,042

undergraduate students

1,364

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1898, New Mexico Highlands is a public institution that gained university status in 1941. Its 175-acre campus is located in the center of Las Vegas, 70 miles east of Santa Fe.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,406
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

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175-acre campus in Las Vegas (population: 13,201), 120 miles from Albuquerque. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Albuquerque.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

New Mexico Highlands University
901 University Avenue
Las Vegas, NM
87701

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
0%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
23%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 12

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,386

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,608
Room $4,588
Board $4,320
Additional fees $1,950
Books & supplies $1,144
Total $16,610
Average Financial Aid - $7,386
Total with Avg. Aid $9,224

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,438,268
State $930,837
Institutional $863,053
Other external $588,382
Total $7,820,540

Non-need-based

Federal
State $172,168
Institutional $421,522
Other external
Total $593,690

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 505 454-3430
F: 505 454-3398

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Area Studies, Other.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Clinical/Medical Social Work.
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Forestry, General.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Social Sciences, Other.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

3,406

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

60%

2,042
students

Female
64%
1,310

Male
36%
732

40%

1,364
students

Female
72%
982

Male
28%
382

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

62%

1,258
students

Female
58%
726

Male
42%
532

38%

784
students

Female
74%
584

Male
26%
200

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
58%
Hispanic/Latino
18%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 12

Spring: January 12

Summer: May 29

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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