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

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

Las Vegas, NM
location
Public
type
Small
setting
70%
30%
student ratio
43
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
33%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 7
    • 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

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 45
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 15
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students43
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Full-time Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino56%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian22%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%

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. Tom Ward

Program Coordinator

Phone: 505-454-3196
Email: tsward@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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