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Highlands students come from
42 states, 19 tribes, and
35 countries!

New Mexico Highlands University

#1 in career outcomes

Highlands Happenings

EVENTS & KEY DATES

NMHU Events

See what's happening on campus.

  • 21

    Aug

    Donuts & Coffee

  • 22

    Aug

    S'mores & Hotdog Roast/Athletic Rally

  • 24

    Aug

    Hermits Peak Hike

  • 26

    Aug

    President's Welcome Back BBQ

  • 27

    Aug

    Watermelon & Games in the park

Academic Calendar

FULL TERM: JAN 6 – MAY 10, 2019

  • 21

    Aug

    First Day of Classes

  • 29

    Aug

    Last day to add or drop courses.

  • 02

    Sep

    Labor Day Holiday

  • 06

    Sep

    Census

  • 09

    Oct

    Mid-Term Exams

Highlands University: Take your place in the future.

#1

in CAREER
OUTCOMES

NMHU helps you succeed in college and after graduation.
Your goals are ours.

TOP

in SOCIAL
MOBILITY

Let’s take your passion and accelerate it into a career!

#1

in STUDENT
ACCESSIBILITY

NMHU keeps education attainable for any family.

$2.3

M

in SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS AWARDED

to undergraduate students for the 2015 – 2016 award year.

15 to 1

STUDENT
TO FACULTY
RATIO

We take your education personally.

The Highlands Experience

THE LATEST AROUND CAMPUS

GRADUATE PROFILE

MEET full-ride Notre Dame doctoral fellowship winner Santiana Marrujo, NMHU Class of '18

Las Vegas, NM

Santiana Marrujo selects Notre Dame from 8 full-ride scholarships

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Campus News

August 19, 2019

Sixth New Mexico Invitational Painters Exhibition Opens Sept. 8

Las Vegas, N.M. – This year marks the sixth New Mexico Invitational Painters Exhibition at Highlands University in Las Vegas beginning with an opening reception Sept. 8 from 4–7 p.m. “For the past five years, Highlands has hosted this one-of-a-kind juried exhibition as an invitational…

August 16, 2019

President Minner Urges Highlands Colleagues to Make the World a Better Place

Las Vegas, N.M. – Transeamus ad mundum meliorem. Let us move forward to make the world a better place. With those words, New…

August 14, 2019

Local Youth to Screen Their Films August 25 at Highlands

August 14, 2019 Las Vegas, N.M. – On Aug. 25 Las Vegas-area youth…

August 13, 2019

Highlands Paleomagnetic Lab Expands, Only One in the Region

August 13, 2019 Las Vegas, New Mexico –…

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