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New Mexico Highlands University Student Life

New Mexico Highlands University is in a small town setting in Las Vegas, New Mexico. New Mexico Highlands University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, , a radio station and more.

New Mexico Highlands University also has fraternities and sororities.

New Mexico Highlands University has a thriving Vatos Rugby. In fact, more students participate in Vatos Rugby than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at New Mexico Highlands University include Fire Escape Club, MeChA, NMHU Cheerleaders and NMHU Student Ambassadors.

New Mexico Highlands University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming Pageant, Welcome Back Week and Campus-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner.

Does New Mexico Highlands University Offer Student Housing?

New Mexico Highlands University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most New Mexico Highlands University students live off campus. In 2021, 22% of undergrads at New Mexico Highlands University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 78% of students lived off-campus or commuted to New Mexico Highlands University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

New Mexico Highlands University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

New Mexico Highlands University Athletics

At New Mexico Highlands University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at New Mexico Highlands University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Safety at New Mexico Highlands University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

New Mexico Highlands University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The New Mexico Highlands University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

New Mexico Highlands University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to New Mexico Highlands University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to New Mexico Highlands University, take Interstate 25 to Las Vegas, NM. If you need to fly, book your flight to Las Vegas Municipal airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Mexico you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore New Mexico Highlands University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

New Mexico Highlands University Students

58%

Women

42%

Men

66%

Full Time

34%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

58%

18%

10%

6%

4%

3%

1%

0.49%

0.24%

Undergraduate Students

1,702

Graduate Students

1,078

Non-Resident / International Students

58

New Mexico Highlands University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,780

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,558

Out-of-State

$6,558

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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