New Mexico Highlands University requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, New Mexico Highlands University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 27% of students who start college at New Mexico Highlands University complete all the credits required within six years.
New Mexico Highlands University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: New Mexico Highlands University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
New Mexico Highlands University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for New Mexico Highlands University.
Reminder: Check with New Mexico Highlands University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, New Mexico Highlands University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at New Mexico Highlands University.
Student Designed Majors
New Mexico Highlands University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
New Mexico Highlands University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico Highlands University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ New Mexico Highlands University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ New Mexico Highlands University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ New Mexico Highlands University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
❌ New Mexico Highlands University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at New Mexico Highlands University are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Thomas C. Donnelly Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
New Mexico Highlands University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does New Mexico Highlands University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
New Mexico Highlands University does not have any ROTC programs.
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