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New Mexico Highlands University is a public institution that was founded in 1893. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,338, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 20 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $3,264 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $5,328 (2011-12).
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The university continues the traditional role of an institution of higher learning in the liberal arts and sciences; it also offers comprehensive programs in business, teacher education, engineering, and social work. The university is committed to excellence in the transmission, discovery, preservation, and application of knowledge itself to maintain a progressive, forward-looking posture responsive to the changing social environment, as to shape the direction the institution will take with respect to anticipated demands and approaching opportunities.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to New Mexico Highlands University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at New Mexico Highlands University is $15. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 100.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||100.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at New Mexico Highlands University is 14:1, and the school has 69.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 46.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||6|
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New Mexico Highlands University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,338, with a gender distribution of 40.7 percent male students and 59.3 percent female students. At this school, 28.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 72.0 percent of students live off campus. New Mexico Highlands University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
New Mexico Highlands University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. New Mexico Highlands University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at New Mexico Highlands University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$3,264 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$5,328 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data