Facundo Valdez School of Social Work New Mexico Highlands University

Facundo Valdez School of Social Work New Mexico Highlands University

Las Vegas, NM
location
Public
type
Small
setting
83%
17%
student ratio
298
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
99%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Clinical Practice Master of Social Work (MSW)
    • Bilingual/Bicultural Clinical Practice Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 133
    • 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 Comp Exam Required and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

99% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 204
    • Accepted 203
    • Acceptance Rate 99
    • Enrolled 143
  • 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 *
    • 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 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 Students298
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students298
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino42%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian31%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native8%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown or International Student7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty40
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%

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

Facundo Valdez School of Social Work

New Mexico Highlands University

PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701
United States

Dr. Cristina Duran

Dean

Phone: 505-260-6183
Email: duranc@nmhu.edu

LouAnn Romero

Administrative Assistant, Graduate Studies

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


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