New Mexico Highlands University Graduate School

New Mexico Highlands University (referred to as New Mexico Highlands) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Vegas, NM.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of New Mexico Highlands is $5,845 for New Mexico residents and $9,373 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,052 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,677 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

New Mexico Highlands University (referred to as New Mexico Highlands) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Vegas, NM.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1937 - Current[Estimated Date]).
New Mexico Highlands Directory Information
School NameNew Mexico Highlands University (New Mexico Highlands)
Address803 University Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701
Phone505-425-7511
Webhttps://www.nmhu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.nmhu.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.newmexicohighlands.com/admissions/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of New Mexico Highlands is $5,845 for New Mexico residents and $9,373 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,052 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,677 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 60 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 9 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$9,373
$5,845 for New Mexico Residents
Student Population1,052
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs60 graduate programs
(9 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at New Mexico Highlands is $5,845 for New Mexico residents and $9,373 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $228 for New Mexico residents and $420 for out-of-state students.
New Mexico Highlands offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
New Mexico Residents$5,845
Out-of-State$9,373
Tuition per Credit Hour
New Mexico Residents$228
Out-of-State$420
New Mexico Highlands offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)9 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of New Mexico Highlands University is $5,845 for New Mexico residents and $9,373 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -15.97% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$4,968$1,830$9,072$1,830
2019-2020$5,112$1,878$9,336$1,878
2020-2021$5,304$1,950$9,696$1,950
2021-2022$5,580$2,118$9,036$2,118
2022-2023$4,109$1,736$7,565$1,808
The graduate school tuition & fees of New Mexico Highlands is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in New Mexico. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the New Mexico graduate tuition is $13,917 (public) / $22,464 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
New Mexico Highlands University$5,845$9,373
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
New Mexico Graduate Schools$11,402$17,215
Public$6,961$13,917
Private$22,464
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $13,270 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at New Mexico Highlands.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.06% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,320. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$7,872$3,968$9,664$3,968
2019-2020$8,126$3,968$9,954$3,968
2020-2021$8,908$3,968$10,352$3,968
2021-2022$8,908$3,968$10,352$3,968
2022-2023$9,302$3,968$10,352$3,968
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $228 for New Mexico residents and $420 for other students at New Mexico Highlands University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$207$378
2019-2020$213$389
2020-2021$221$404
2021-2022$228$420
2022-2023$228$420

Graduate Programs at New Mexico Highlands

New Mexico Highlands University offers 26 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 404 students have completed their study at New Mexico Highlands University.
Offered Degrees at New Mexico Highlands University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree151336
Post Bachelor's Degree11668
Total267404
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at New Mexico Highlands University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 15 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Clinical/Medical Social Work program with 132 completers.
New Mexico Highlands University offers 26 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 404 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 336 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 68 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] --
Area Studies (other)--
Communications Technologies [+] 5 completers-
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services (other)5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Information Science/Studies4-
Education [+] 87 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction19$40,800
Educational Leadership and Administration20$50,200
Special Education and Teaching3$32,900
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services35$34,600
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching10-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chemistry1-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology6-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
Public Administration2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 132 completers-
Clinical/Medical Social Work132-
Business [+] 87 completers-
Business Administration and Management87$55,400
Total336
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 28 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration13-
Special Education and Teaching13-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Business --
Total68

Graduate Student Population at New Mexico Highlands

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,052 students enrolled into New Mexico Highlands University graduate schools where it has total 2,677 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 610 full-time and 442 part-time graduate students. By gender, 259 male and 793 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,052259793
Full-time610152458
Part-tme442107335
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 295 White (28.04%), 23 Black/African American (2.19%), 473 Hispanic (44.96%), 8 Asian (0.76%), and 253 students with other races. 67 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,052259793
American Indian/Native American1162690
Asian817
Black/African American231013
Hispanic47397376
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander413
White29579216
Two More31625
Un-Known351223
Non-resident Alien672740
New Mexico Highlands University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 595 graduate students (56.56% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 320 graduate students (30.42% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,052
Enrolled Online Exclusively595
Enrolled Some Online Courses320
Not in Online Courses137
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at New Mexico Highlands University. 134 students are aged 20 to 24 (12.74% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.10%), 138 students are aged above 50 (13.12%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at New Mexico Highlands University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,052259793
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21909
Age 22-241253788
Age 25-2922260162
Age 30-3419647149
Age 35-3914125116
Age 40-4922045175
Age 50-641143183
Over 64241410

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