Box 9000 Las Vegas, New Mexico, 87701 505-454-3439
http://www.nmhu.edu admissions@nmhu.edu
About New Mexico Highlands University
  • Year of Foundation 1893
  • Size of Campus
  • Type of Instituition Public
  • Religious Orientation
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type N/A
  • Undergraduate Population
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 2,304 in-state, 10,176 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 15
  • Enrollment No.
New Mexico Highlands University’s primary mission is to advance student knowledge and promote student success. In order to achieve this, all members of the university community will endeavor to promote a respectful and stimulating living and learning environment. To succeed in meeting and, more importantly, maintaining these goals, we will develop effective and efficient academic and administrative processes, systems, and structures that support continuous improvement. The vision of New Mexico Highlands University will provide an inspiring multicultural learning environment that promotes excellence, empowerment, transformation, and global understanding. The core values are advancement of knowledge, student success, a diversity of ideas, accessible education, community, individual well-being, sustainable practices, and multiculturalism.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) NMHU Newman Center (Catholic), Fire Escape Ministries (non-denominational)
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Science & Engineering Society, Native American Club, Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Albuquerque (120), Albuquerque (120)
  • Distance to nearest train Las Vegas (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Las Vegas (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (43%), women's dorms (12%), men's dorms (30%), apartments for married students (15%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 30%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 78%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 30%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 20%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 99%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Rio Rancho Library
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 431,037
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 519
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 228
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 873
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 23,493
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs State Education System, State Welfare Office
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered