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NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Las Vegas, NevadaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1893Established Year
  3098Enrollment

New Mexico Highlands University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Komal Yadav Komal Yadav
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Located in Las Vegas, New Mexico Highlands University is a public, state-run institution having its 5 other centres in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, Farmington, and Roswell. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

Certain programs of New Mexico Highlands University like Chemistry, Business, Nursing, etc. are separately accredited by the American Chemical Society, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) respectively. 

In 2019, New Mexico Highlands University was also ranked as the most diverse college in the US by the “US News and World Report”.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingSuburban
LocationLas Vegas, New Mexico
Official Websitenmhu.edu
Types of ProgramsGraduate and Post-graduate
Academic CalendarSemester
Application ModeOnline
Financial AidFor both Undergraduate and Post-Graduate students
Application Fee25 USD
Students-to-Teacher Ratio15:1
Total amount of Scholarship Granted (2018-19)5.75 Million USD

Campus

New Mexico Highland University has a large sprawling campus located at 1005 Diamond Street, Las Vegas, New Mexico and is surrounded by recreational and wilderness areas providing a beautiful and serene atmosphere to the students 

Apart from its main campus, the other 5 centres admitting students for regular and online courses also possess a similar kind of architecture and surrounding beauty. The campus located in Las Vegas and established in 1893 is also well connected with the other branches, as it is only an hour’s drive from Santa Fe and a somewhat 2 hours’ drive from Albuquerque.

Residence

Main campus of New Mexico Highlands University, located in Las Vegas, has 6 residence halls. Each of them has its own set of amenities and room structures to allow the students to choose for themselves. 

Archuleta Hall is a four-seater suite-style hall where the students of the same gender are given a single room out of the four rooms in the suite.

Arrott and Gregg Halls are apartment-type residential areas, which include amenities like refrigerators, stoves, wi-fi, cable television and is primarily meant for the occupancy by the students living with family. 

Connor Hall provides single and double seater rooms with a shared bathroom on each floor meant for the students of the same gender. 

Kennedy Hall comprises 4 buildings, namely: East, West, North and South and are available with single-seater rooms with options available for shared and common bathrooms. However, the Kennedy hall is not available to the freshmen. 

Melody Hall comprises of a limited number of single-seater rooms with a bathroom shared by 2 such rooms. Amenities like wi-fi, cable television, laundry facilities, and local phone access are available to the residents of all the halls.

Programs Offered

New Mexico Highlands University provides undergraduate and graduates degrees in various courses like Business Administration, Art, Anthropology, Teaching, Management Nursing, Biology, Physics and many more. Graduate programs include courses like Education, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, Fine Arts, Public Affairs, Psychology, Geology and many more. 

Application Process of New Mexico Highlands University

How to Apply: Applicant needs to fill the application form and pay 25 USD either by online mode or by money order to the university

Admission Requirements:SAT/ACT test score; GPA of 2 or more; Higher Secondary School passing certificate, Financial verification certificate, Copies of passport, Visa 

English Proficiency Requirements: International students are required to submit IELTS or TOEFL test scores as proof of English proficiency. 

Cost of Attendance

Estimated cost of attendance as per the 2017-18 academic calendar is:

Expense TypeCost (per year)
Tuition Fees5804 USD
Room and Board Charges (including meals)7368 USD
Cost of books and supplies1144 USD
Other expenses4118 USD
Total Cost of Attendance18,434 USD

Scholarship and Financial Aids

New Mexico Highlands University provides scholarships in the following four different categories:

For first-year New Mexico residents:

ScholarshipAmountEligibility
Student Incentive Grant500 USD for 1st SemesterGPA 2.0-2.49 in High School
Freshmen Success Scholarship500 USD per semesterGPA 2.5-2.99 in High School
Dean’s Scholarship2800 USDGPA 3.0 in High School
Presidential Silver Scholarship5000 USDGPA 3.5 in High School and 22 CAT Score
Presidential Gold Scholarship6000 USDGPA 3.75 in High School and 25 CAT Score
Reagent’s New Mexico Scholars ScholarshipTuition Fees plus 500 USD per semesterTop 5% of class or 25 ACT Score
College Affordability GrantNeed-BasedUp to 1,000 per semester

For first-year out-of-state residents:

ScholarshipAmountScholarship
NM Opportunity Scholarship2000 USD per semesterGPA of 3 or more or 22 ACT Score or equivalent SAT Score
Competitive ScholarshipOut of state tuition fees reduced to in-state tuition fees and USD 200 Foundation ScholarshipGPA of 3.5 and 20 ACT Score or GPA of 3 and 23 ACT Score

For transfer students from New Mexico:

ScholarshipAmountScholarship
Dean’s Transfer Scholarship750 USD per semester
500 USD per semester
3 – 3.49 transfer GPA with an associate’s degree
3 – 3.49 transfer GPA with no associate’s degree
Presidential Transfer Scholarship1000 USD per semester
750 USD per semester
3.5 or more GPA with an associate’s degree
3.5 or more GPA with no associate’s degree
Legislative Endowment Scholarship1000 USD3 or more College GPA
PTK Scholarship500 USDCurrent Member of PTA and transfer GPA of 3 or more

For out-of-state transfer students: 

New Mexico Success Transfer Scholarship: Amount: $2000 per semester; Eligibility: 3.0 or higher transfer GPA with an associate’s degree

For graduate students: 

Presidential Graduate Scholarship: Amount: $1,500; Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0+ GPA

Alumni Network

New Highlands Mexico University has a huge alumni network spread throughout the globe that provides an umbrella for the current students to grow under and look up to. Alumni Association Board, headed by Mr Paul Grindstuff, organizes various get-togethers and on-campus holiday parties, that not only brings in a fresh surge of energy but also strengthens the bond between the present and ex-students and teachers. 

Among the many, the most notable alumnus includes:

  • David James Baker: Filmmaker and media producer
  • Sam Williams; NFL Player
  • Leroy Lemis: Sculptor
  • Len Garett: NFL Player
  • Chris Newsome: Basketball Player
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New Mexico Highlands University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population4076
FAFSA Code002653
Application Cost$15
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$12,690 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-76- -
IELTS-6.5- -

Attendance Cost

$12,690

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$12,690 / Year
Post Graduate Program$8,064 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,144 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$7,654 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,968 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,382 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,968 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,912 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,968 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
2032195379121
+!-877-850-9064
TELEPHONE
1005 Diamond St, Las Vegas, NM 87701
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Book Store

New Mexico Highlands University Bookstore0.02 Km
Tome on the Range Books0.85 Km

Restaurant

The Skillet0.42 Km
El Rialto Restaurant Bar And Grill0.63 Km
Sonic Drive-In0.98 Km
Domino's Pizza1 Km
Arby's1.2 Km
Wendy's1.26 Km
Burger King1.26 Km
Pizza Hut1.34 Km
K-BOB'S Steakhouse1.61 Km
Pino's Family Restaurant2.15 Km
Blake's Lotaburger2.33 Km
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill2.46 Km
Subway2.77 Km
Comfort Inn3.17 Km
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Train Station

Las Vegas0.67 Km

Super Market

Lowe's1.02 Km
Ranchito Market1.37 Km
Family Dollar1.38 Km
Lowe's Super Save2.38 Km
Walmart Supercenter2.71 Km

Shopping Mall

Mills Plaza1.3 Km

Airport

Helipad3.01 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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