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Northern New Mexico College

Española, NM 4-Year Public
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About Northern New Mexico College

Northern New Mexico College has served the rural communities of Northern New Mexico for over a century. Since opening in 1909 as the Spanish American Normal School in El Rito, NM, the College has provided affordable access to quality academic programs that meet the changing educational, economic and cultural needs of the region.

Northern is an open-admissions institution offering the most affordable bachelor’s programs in the Southwest. Now one of the state’s four regional comprehensive institutions, with its main campus in Española, Northern offers more than 50 bachelor’s, associate, and certificate programs in arts & human sciences, film & digital media, STEM programs, business, education, liberal arts, and nursing. The College has reintroduced technical trades in partnership with two local unions and five public school districts through its new co-located Branch Community College, the first of its kind in the state’s history. Northern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and has earned prestigious program specific accreditations for its engineering, nursing, education, and business programs. Learn more at nnmc.edu.

Northern New Mexico College is a public, state school in the rural area of Española, New Mexico. Northern New Mexico College was founded in 1909. The college enrolls around 1,234 students per year, including 1,234 undergraduates.

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Average GPA 2.6
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Northern New Mexico College is locatedin Española, New Mexico,.

If you would like to see Northern New Mexico College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 285 to Española, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Albuquerque International Sunport.

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921 Paseo de Oñate Española, NM 87532

Campus Setting: Rural

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Wondering what life at Northern New Mexico College is like? There are approximately 1,234 students enrolled at Northern New Mexico College. 44% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NM and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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