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International Students

What We Do: 

The International Education Center is responsible for international recruitment and admission at the undergraduate and graduate level.  Through programming the center provides immigration and orientation services for international students and scholars who study and work at NMHU.  The Center also assists academic departments with visa information about sponsoring scholars, professors and exchange students to NMHU.

Services We Provide: 


The International Education Center provides orientations and workshops for international students to serve as a  guide on how to settle into the university and their new community upon their arrival and throughout their stay. The office also provides individualized advisement regarding enrollment, employment and personal needs as it pertains to their well being as members of the community and the United States.

Faculty and Staff

The center provides information to staff on eligibility of international students regarding enrollment and employment at NMHU.

Contact Information:

Student Center, Suite 311 or (+1) 505-454-3372

Office Hours:

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 01 to 5 p.m. (Mountain Time)


Q: How do I apply for admission to New Mexico Highlands University as an international student?

A: Submit your application to NMHU International Education Center along with required documents  to:  NMHU, International Education Center, Box 9000, Las Vegas, NM  87701 USA

Q: How much does it cost to attend NMHU as an international student?

A: Tuition and fees can be viewed here.

Q: How do I find out the status of my application?

A: Please contact us at  (+1)505-454-3372 or by email at to confirm the status of your application

Q: What is the deadline dates for applying as an international student?

A: The deadline dates for students residing outside the United States are:

  • Summer session: February 28
  • Fall Semester: May 31
  • Spring semester: October 31

Q: How do I pay the $15 application fee?

A: Payment can be made through money order, check or Western Union money order, credit card or any check that has been drafted in U.S. dollars.