New Mexico Highlands University: Review & Facts

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New Mexico Highlands University is a small four-year, public school with 3,500 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1893 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Fair
At New Mexico Highlands University you can obtain your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

New Mexico Highlands University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Social Work, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
52%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at New Mexico Highlands University is low at 52% (way below New Mexico average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at New Mexico Highlands University is very low: 23%. Approximately 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at New Mexico Highlands University is pretty decent - 14:1. Learn more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,600
Low
Average tuition charges are low, about $6,100 a year. The additional fees at New Mexico Highlands University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,500; which comes to $7,600 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at New Mexico Highlands University is $15.00. The graduate application fee is $15.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to New Mexico Highlands University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (505) 425-7511 or check New Mexico Highlands University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
New Mexico Highlands University provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at New Mexico Highlands University, 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
Unsafe
New Mexico Highlands University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 800 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $3,600 per year.

Based on the college crime data, New Mexico Highlands University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

New Mexico Highlands University Location and Maps



Post Address: New Mexico Highlands University, University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701, USA
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