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 twenty-eight graduate programs: 16 Master's, 12 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNew Mexico Highlands University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressUniversity Ave, Las Vegas, NM
Graduate School Students1,169 students
439 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,254
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 28 Graduate Programs
16 Master's, 12 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 $213 for New Mexico residents and $389 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$213$389
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)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

New Mexico Highlands University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 28 major areas - 15 Master's , 12 Post-Bachelor'. 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
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.
Computer And Information Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Physical Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Communications Technologies
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Physical Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,037 students enrolled in New Mexico Highlands University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,169 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 339 male and 830 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 636 full-time and 533 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 439 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 230 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students339
Women Students830
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students636
Part-time Students533
By race/ethnicity 324 White, 34 Black, and 14 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
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races19
13 students are younger than 22 and 393 students are older than 65. The school has 433 students aged between 22 and 30 and 330 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under13
40 & Over393
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, 439 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 230 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,169
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses439
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses230
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses500
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses439
New Mexico Resident412
Other State In U.S.27
Outside of U.S.0

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