New Mexico Junior College: Review & Facts

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New Mexico Junior College is a small two-year, public school with 2,950 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Hobbs, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at New Mexico Junior College.

New Mexico Junior College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Industrial Technologies, and Cosmetology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
The student retention rate at New Mexico Junior College is relatively low at 65% (above New Mexico average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at New Mexico Junior College is very low - 22%. Approximately 8% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at New Mexico Junior College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$1,900
Average tuition prices are extremely low - about $1,500 per academic year. The additional fees at New Mexico Junior College beyond tuition are approximately $400, which comes to $1,900 per year.

Read the details about New Mexico Junior College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to New Mexico Junior College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (505) 392-4510 or check New Mexico Junior College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,700
New Mexico Junior College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at New Mexico Junior College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
New Mexico Junior College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low: nearly $1,700 annually.

Based on the college crime information, New Mexico Junior College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

New Mexico Junior College Location and Maps



Post Address: New Mexico Junior College, 5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, New Mexico 88240, USA
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