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Northern New Mexico College Overview

Northern New Mexico College is a public institution situated in Espanola, New Mexico. The surrounding location of Espanola is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Northern New Mexico College Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
  • The postbaccalaureate certificate is the highest award offered at Northern New Mexico College.
  • In <nil>, 49% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Northern New Mexico College?


Contact details for Northern New Mexico College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 921 Paseo De Onate, Espanola, NM 87532
Phone: 505-747-2100

How Do I Get Into Northern New Mexico College?

You can apply to Northern New Mexico College online at:

Since Northern New Mexico College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Northern New Mexico College?

1% Take Out Loans
6.8% 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 Northern New Mexico College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $9,402 a year. That adds up to $37,608 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northern New Mexico College is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Northern New Mexico College Undergraduate Student Diversity

506 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,136 undergraduate students at Northern New Mexico College, with 506 being full-time and 630 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 506 full-time undergraduates at Northern New Mexico College, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 351
White 46
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 79

Geographic Diversity

New Mexico students aren't the only ones who study at Northern New Mexico College. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 11 countries are represented at Northern New Mexico College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Cameroon, Brazil, and New Zealand.

Online Learning at Northern New Mexico College

102 Took All Classes Online
262 Took At Least One Class Online
12.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 262 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 13th 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 Northern New Mexico College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northern New Mexico College was 12.6%. This is the #1,290 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northern New Mexico 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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