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New Mexico Junior College Overview

New Mexico Junior College is a public institution situated in Hobbs, New Mexico. Hobbs is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is New Mexico Junior College Known For?

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  • Students at New Mexico Junior College have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at New Mexico Junior College.
  • In <nil>, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is New Mexico Junior College?


Contact details for New Mexico Junior College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: 575-392-4510

As long as you submit the requested materials to New Mexico Junior College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford New Mexico Junior College?

5% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At New Mexico Junior College, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $2,868 a year. That adds up to $11,472 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at New Mexico Junior College is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

New Mexico Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity

856 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,889 undergraduate students at New Mexico Junior College, with 856 being full-time and 1,033 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 856 full-time undergraduates at New Mexico Junior College, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of New Mexico Junior College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 97
Hispanic or Latino 440
White 262
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 45

Over 24 countries are represented at New Mexico Junior College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Jamaica, and Kenya.

Online Learning at New Mexico Junior College

74 Took All Classes Online
1,380 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,380 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at New Mexico Junior College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 8th most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of New Mexico Junior College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New Mexico Junior College was -1.3%. This is the #1,869 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at New Mexico Junior College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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