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New Mexico Highlands University

College of Arts and Sciences

Las Vegas, NM

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New Mexico Highlands University

Overview

New Mexico Highlands University / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Las Vegas, NM, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 46

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

104
Applied
92
Accepted
50
Enrolled
88%

Applying

15
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 540

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

180
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 48.33%
Black or African American 4.44%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.67%
Asian 0.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.67%
Unknown 6.67%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

53
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 4
Male (30)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Comparative criminal justice, big game management, pattern recognition, twentieth century literature, quantitative forestry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM  87701
United States
Contact Dr. Kenneth Bentson
Dean
Email: kbentson@nmhu.edu
Phone: 505-454-3080
Fax: 505-454-3389