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Northern New Mexico College Overview

Northern New Mexico College is a public institution located 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?

200 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Northern New Mexico College is the postbaccalaureate certificate.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Northern New Mexico College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northern New Mexico College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Northern New Mexico College?

Location of 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
Website: nnmc.edu

How Do I Get Into Northern New Mexico College?

You can apply to Northern New Mexico College online at: https://nnmc.edu/home/student-gateway/admissions/

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?

4% Take Out Loans
13.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Northern New Mexico College, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,512 a year. That adds up to $10,048 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northern New Mexico College is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Northern New Mexico College Undergraduate Student Diversity

591 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,119 undergraduate students at Northern New Mexico College, with 591 being full-time and 528 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Northern New Mexico College

Gender Diversity

Of the 591 full-time undergraduates at Northern New Mexico College, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Northern New Mexico College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Northern New Mexico College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 427
White 46
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 87

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

41 Took All Classes Online
401 Took At Least One Class Online
-16.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 401 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.

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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 -16.7%. This is the #2,641 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%.

Northern New Mexico College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 8 0 30 38
Nursing 0 24 0 4 28
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2 12 0 8 22
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 6 0 12 18
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 14 0 14
Social Work 0 13 0 0 13
General Biology 0 4 0 7 11
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 2 0 8 10
Natural Resources Conservation 0 5 0 2 7
Nuclear & Radiological Technicians 0 7 0 0 7
General Engineering 0 6 0 0 6
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 6 0 0 6
Physical Science Technicians 0 4 0 0 4
Special Education 3 0 0 0 3
Other Health Professions 0 3 0 0 3
Mathematics 0 2 0 1 3
Cosmetology 0 1 2 0 3
Mental & Social Health Services 0 2 0 0 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 1 0 1
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 1 1
Accounting 0 0 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Resource Management 0 0 0 0 0
Materials Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 105 17 73 200

References

*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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