Northern New Mexico College

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General Information

Admission Office

921 Paseo de Onate

Espanola, NM 87532

(505) 747-2112

Fax: (505) 747-5449

Contact: Frank Orona

Director of Admissions
Main Address

921 Paseo de Onate

Espanola, NM 87532

(505) 747-2100

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,139


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Nursing, radiography, barbering, and cosmetology programs require separate applications subsequent to admission. 2-year nursing program requires 2.5 GPA and preadmission test. Limited number of out-of-state applicants considered. Four-year programs: applicants must complete 35 credits of general education common core plus 10 additional credits with 2.5 minimum GPA before applying to specific four-year program. Tests administered before or after admission for course placement purposes only, except for those admitted under ability to benefit.

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Regional Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Design/Visual Communications A
Fiber/Textile/Weaving Arts A,C
Fine/Studio Arts A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Management Information Systems A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Electrician A,C
Pipefitting A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Substance Abuse Counseling A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A,C
Natural Resources Management/Policy A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Barbering C
Cosmetology A,C
Personal & Culinary Services – General C

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

Furniture DesignManufacturing A,C
Welding Technology A,C
Woodworking A,C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Northern New Mexico College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (505) 747-2100
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, NM 87532
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,119
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 14%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 707 (63% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,952
Out-of-state Tuition: $13,676
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,481

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Northern New Mexico College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northern New Mexico College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 423
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 112
Construction Trades 11
Education 322
Engineering 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 353
Health Professions and Related Programs 131
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 31
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 31
Personal and Culinary Services 22
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 12
Visual and Performing Arts 121
Grand total 203716

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northern New Mexico College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,952
Out-of-state $13,676
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,933
Out-of-state $5,250

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 144 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 144 91% $6,481
Student loan aid 3 2% $2,409

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 746 81% $5,815
Federal student loans 96 10% $4,716

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northern New Mexico College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Northern New Mexico College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Northern New Mexico College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,119
Undergraduate enrollment 1,119
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Northern New Mexico College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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