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New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, NM

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Overview

New Mexico Highlands University is a Comprehensive institution located in Las Vegas, NM, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM  87701
United States
Contact Ms. Jessica Jaramillo
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
Email: admissions@nmhu.edu
Phone: 505-454-3394

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Social Work Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

961
Applied
904
Accepted
1,702
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

547
Females Applied
514
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

414
Males Applied
390
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.16
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 28th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,608
In-state
4,608
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,950
Full-time student fees
8,908
Room & board
3,968
Room only

Financial Aid

9,683
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,446
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,812
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,127
Avg. Loan Aid
2,520
Avg. Grant Aid
7,868
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
2%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,702
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 57.76%
Black or African American 6.27%
White or Caucasian 18.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 9.62%
Asian 0.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.49%
Two or more races 2.62%
Other 1.22%

Gender

Male (36.31%)
Female (63.69%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming Pageant, Welcome Back Week and Campus-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
Vatos Rugby, Fire Escape Club, MeChA, NMHU Cheerleaders and NMHU Student Ambassadors

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Indoor Track No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 2 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

220
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 126
Part-time - 94
Male - 99
Female - 121
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