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New Mexico Highlands University

Graduate Studies

Las Vegas, NM

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New Mexico Highlands University

Overview

New Mexico Highlands University / Graduate Studies is located in Las Vegas, NM, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Software Driven Systems Design (MSSD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 366

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

574
Applied
528
Accepted
414
Enrolled
92%

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
TOEFL IBT score: 76

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

1,310
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 45.19%
Black or African American 2.75%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.34%
Asian 0.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 1.3%
Unknown 7.1%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

148
Total faculty
Full-time - 96
Part-time - 52
Male (67)
Female (81)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Southwest Native American resettlement development, twentieth-century literature, quantitative forestry, studying expert judgments in complex accounting, child obesity and physical inactivity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM  87701
United States
Contact Dr. Teresita Aguilar
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Email: taguilarvpaa@nmhu.edu
Phone: 505-426-3311
Fax: 505-454-3558