New Mexico Highlands UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Las Vegas, NM

$6,318

Avg in-state tuition

$10,590

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About New Mexico Highlands University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

New Mexico Highlands University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,787, and admissions are selective. The university offers 38 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 22%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,318, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $10,590.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students Enrolled

59%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

Hispanic

54%

White

23%

American Indian/Alaska Native

9%

Black

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Unknown

2%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

66%

Socio-economic diversity

60% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

60%

State Grant Aid

63%

Institution Grant Aid

72%

Pell Grant

60%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,377
State Grant Aid $1,425
Institution Grant Aid $3,876
Pell Grant Aid $5,428

Financial Outlook

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$14k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.