New Mexico Highlands University

country rank  1040
world rank  2789

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University Overview

Founded in 1893, New Mexico Highlands University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Las Vegas (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Mexico. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NMHU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NMHU
Founded 1893
Motto Artes, Scientiae, Humanitates
Art, Science, Culture
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address University Avenue
Las Vegas
87701 New Mexico
United States
Tel +1 (505) 425 7511
Fax +1 (505) 454 3511

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Box 9000
Las Vegas 87701
(505) 454 3434
877 338 6648

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Special Focus: Two-Year Institution

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to New Mexico Highlands University's Library
New Mexico Highlands University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 166,402 physical volumes, 3,194 physical media and 44 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
New Mexico Highlands University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 504 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • HACU
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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