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Northern New Mexico College

Espa?ola, NM 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%

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 college in the rural area of Espa?ola, New Mexico. Northern New Mexico College was founded in 1909 and enrolls 1,234 undergrads and no graduate students.

Northern New Mexico College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
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Average GPA 2.6
Test Optional May require tests

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Northern New Mexico College is located in Espa?ola, New Mexico,.

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

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College Info

921 Paseo de O?ate Espa?ola, NM 87532

Campus Setting: Rural

Northern New Mexico College Application Deadline

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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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