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New Mexico Junior College

Hobbs, NM 2-Year Public
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About New Mexico Junior College

New Mexico Junior College Overview

New Mexico Junior College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Hobbs, New Mexico. New Mexico Junior College was founded in 1965 and enrolls 3,222 undergrads and no graduate students. New Mexico Junior College provides on-campus housing for up to 200 students. The majority of students live on campus. On the weekends, about 75% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

There are many ways for students to get involved at New Mexico Junior College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

There are no fraternities or sororities at New Mexico Junior College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? New Mexico Junior College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at New Mexico Junior College on the Student Life page.

2022 New Mexico Junior College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 2.8
In-State Tuition $1,800
Out-of-State $2,250

Is New Mexico Junior College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better sense of what New Mexico Junior College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at New Mexico Junior College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook New Mexico Junior College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from New Mexico Junior College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with New Mexico Junior College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at New Mexico Junior College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on New Mexico Junior College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at New Mexico Junior College.

Based on this information, does New Mexico Junior College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school 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 Located?

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

If you are interested in seeing New Mexico Junior College for yourself, be sure to 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

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

New Mexico Junior College ACT Scores

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New Mexico Junior College SAT Scores

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New Mexico Junior College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$6,472

In State

$6,560

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,592
$1,680
Fees
$480
$480
Housing
$4,400
$4,400
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,222

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,072

Out-of-State

$2,160

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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