New Mexico Highlands University

Tuition & Fees $10,998
Student Population 3,037
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,329
Graduation Rate 22 %
Students:Faculty 14

Academic Overview

New Mexico Highlands University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,558 for New Mexico residents and $10,998 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,037 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from New Mexico Highlands University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $37,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of New Mexico Highlands University are $6,558 for New Mexico residents and $10,998 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,254 for in-state students and $11,646 for out-of-state students.
New Mexico Highlands University 2021 Tuition & Fees
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at New Mexico Highlands. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,329 and 69% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,037 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Graduation Rate for New Mexico Highlands University is 22 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for New Mexico Highlands University is 48 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for New Mexico Highlands University is 52 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for New Mexico Highlands University is 3,037
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for New Mexico Highlands University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,329 at New Mexico Highlands University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

New Mexico Highlands offers 71 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate30
Associate's Degree30
Bachelor's Degree381
Post Bachelor's Degree120
Master's Degree150

Special Learning Opportunities

New Mexico Highlands University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:504)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,020)

Veterans Benefits

New Mexico Highlands University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges