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New Mexico Highlands University

Department of English

Las Vegas, NM

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New Mexico Highlands University

Overview

New Mexico Highlands University / Department of English is located in Las Vegas, NM, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature
Master of Arts (MA) English Language, rhetoric and composition
Master of Arts (MA) English Creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
100%

Applying

15
Application Fee - Domestic
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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.56%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 11.11%
Unknown 11.11%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Twentieth-century literature, life path writing in homeless shelters, native American philosophy, medieval intellectual and cultural history, creating pedagogical tools for teaching law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM  87701
United States
Contact Dr. Helen Blythe
Chair
Email: helenblythe@nmhu.edu
Phone: 505-454-3329

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