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New Mexico Highlands University

School of Education

Las Vegas, NM

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New Mexico Highlands University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Special education
Master of Arts (MA) Educational leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Professional counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Curriculum and instruction

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 125

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

114
Applied
111
Accepted
111
Enrolled
97%

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
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

422
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 43.6%
Black or African American 1.9%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.69%
Asian 0.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 0.71%
Unknown 9.48%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 7
Male (7)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Middle school curriculum, integrated computer applications for pre-service classroom teachers, adolescent literacy, narrative cognitive modes in New Mexico multicultural setting, math and math education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM  87701
United States
Contact Dr. Belinda Laumbach
Interim Dean
Email: laumbach_b@nmhu.edu
Phone: 505-454-3146
Fax: 505-454-8884

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