Graduate Programs Overview

New Mexico Highlands University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,254 for New Mexico residents and $11,646 for other students in average.

It offers thirty graduate programs: 16 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 11 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 398 students have been conferred Master's degree and 6 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNew Mexico Highlands University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressUniversity Ave, Las Vegas, NM
Graduate School Students1,037 students
392 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,254
Out-of-State$11,646
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 30 Graduate Programs
16 Master's, 11 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at New Mexico Highlands University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For New Mexico residents, the tuition & fees are $7,254 and $11,646 for non-New Mexico residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $221 for New Mexico residents and $404 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,304$9,696
Fees$1,950$1,950
Cost per Credit$221$404
Books & Supplies$1,144
Room & Board$8,908 (On-Campus) / $10,352 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,968 (On-Campus) / $3,968 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,274$25,666
Off-Campus Total$22,718$27,110
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$6,016$6,456$6,798$6,990$7,254
Out-of-State$9,150$9,823$10,902$11,214$11,646

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

New Mexico Highlands University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 87 major areas - 15 Master's (3 online programs), 10 Post-Bachelor'(6 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total398635-
Men11717-
Women281528-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Education
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Human Services
Education
Human Services
Education
Psychology
Education
Psychology
Education
English Language And Literature
Physical Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Education
Physical Sciences
Business
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Physical Sciences
Education
Human Services
Psychology
Business
Education
Physical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,787 students enrolled in New Mexico Highlands University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,037 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 292 male and 745 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 578 full-time and 459 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 392 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 282 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,037
Men Students292
Women Students745
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,037
Full-time Students578
Part-time Students459
By race/ethnicity 304 White, 28 Black, and 13 Asian students are attending at New Mexico Highlands University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,037
American Indian /
Native American
88
Asian13
Black28
Hispanic482
White304
Two or more races19
Un-Known38
7 students are younger than 22 and 357 students are older than 65. The school has 363 students aged between 22 and 30 and 310 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,037
21 & Under7
22-24137
25-29226
30-34162
35-39148
40 & Over357
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At New Mexico Highlands University, 392 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 282 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,037
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses392
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses282
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses363
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses392
New Mexico Resident365
Other State In U.S.18
Outside of U.S.0


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