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Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico Highlands University

  • Las Vegas, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 62%38%
    student ratio
  • 48
    total students
  • $4,278 | $6,716
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 1
    fall application deadline
  • 89%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Southwest Studies Master of Arts (MA) [anthropology]
    • Public Affairs Master of Arts (MA) [applied sociology]
    • Psychology Master of Science (MS) [clinical psychology/counseling]
      Master of Science (MS) [general psychology]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

89% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 29
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 89
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $15
    • Application Fee - International $15
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 540 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,278
    • Out-of-state tuition *$6,716
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage56%
    • Full-time Percentage44%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino43%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian30%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native9%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSouthwest Native American resettlement development, community-level interventions, neurochemistry of personality, comparative criminal justice, social theory and activism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico Highlands University

PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701
United States

Dr. Ian Williamson

Phone: 505-454-3342
Email: iwilliamson@nmhu.edu

Diane Trujillo

Administrative Assistant for Graduate Studies

Phone: 505-454-3266
Fax: 505-426-2117
Email: dtrujillo@nmhu.edu



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