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School of Social Work New Mexico Highlands University

  • Las Vegas, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 211
    total students
  • $4,278 | $6,716
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 98%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Bilingual/Bicultural Clinical Practice Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Government Non-Profit Management Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Clinical Practice Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 145
    • 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? Not reported
    • 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

98% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 259
    • Accepted 254
    • Acceptance Rate 98
    • Enrolled 148
  • 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 January 15th 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 availableTuition 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 Students211
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students211
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Full-time Percentage31%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino64%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian22%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native5%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty68
    • Full-time Percentage28%
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTreatment attrition among domestic violence batterers, children's health and mental health, Dejando Huellas: meeting the bilingual/bicultural needs of the Latino mental health patient, impact of culture on the therapeutic process, effects of generational gang involvement on adolescents' future
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Social Work

New Mexico Highlands University

PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701
United States

Dr. Alfredo Garcia

Dean

Phone: 505-891-9053
Fax: 505-454-3290
Email: a_garcia@nmhu.edu

LouAnn Romero

Administrative Assistant, Graduate Studies

Phone: 505-454-3087
Email: laromero@nmhu.edu



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