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About New Mexico Junior College

New Mexico Junior College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Hobbs, New Mexico. New Mexico Junior College was founded in 1965 and now enrolls around 3,222 students a year, including 3,222 undergrads.

New Mexico Junior College offers housing for up to 200 students. Most students live off campus,.

New Mexico Junior College employs one full-time professor for every 19 undergrads enrolled.

2021 New Mexico Junior College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 2.8
In-State Tuition $1,800
Out-of-State $2,250

2022 New Mexico Junior College Regular Decision Application Deadline

New Mexico Junior College Early Admission

New Mexico Junior College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for New Mexico Junior College

It is not competitive to get into New Mexico Junior College. Around 0% of applicants get into New Mexico Junior College each year.

New Mexico Junior College Waitlist 2021

New Mexico Junior College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into New Mexico Junior College?

New Mexico Junior College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to New Mexico Junior College, applicants must submit the following items.

New Mexico Junior College Application Requirements

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New Mexico Junior College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to New Mexico Junior College is 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to New Mexico Junior College.

Does New Mexico Junior College Require the ACT or SAT?

New Mexico Junior College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at New Mexico Junior College

Yes! New Mexico Junior College provides on-campus housing for up to 200 students.

New Mexico Junior College students are active in the school's Student Nurses Association, Phi Theta Kappa and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Cowboy Roundup Days, Southwest Poets' Conference, and and New Mexico Junior College Rodeo are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at New Mexico Junior College.

Financial Aid at New Mexico Junior College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is New Mexico Junior College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at New Mexico Junior College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does New Mexico Junior College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is New Mexico Junior College a good school for you?

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Where is New Mexico Junior College?

New Mexico Junior College is located in the small town setting of Hobbs, New Mexico.

If you want to see New Mexico Junior College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 62/180 to Hobbs, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lea County-Hobbs.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what New Mexico Junior College and Hobbs are like without leaving home.

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College Info

5317 Lovington Highway Hobbs, NM 88240-9123

Campus Setting: Small Town

New Mexico Junior College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to New Mexico Junior College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to New Mexico Junior College is Continuous processing.

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