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42 states, 19 tribes, and
35 countries!

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NMHU Events

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  • 25

    Aug

    Student Film Screenings and Awards

  • 26

    Aug

    President's Welcome Back BBQ

  • 27

    Aug

    Welcome Back Beach Party

  • 28

    Aug

    Club Row

  • 28

    Aug

    Operation Glow

Academic Calendar

FULL TERM: JAN 6 – MAY 10, 2019

  • 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.

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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.

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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 22, 2019

Spanish Professor Leads Reading Group on Immigration

August 22, 2019 Las Vegas, N.M – An upcoming reading group at New Mexico Highlands University will explore immigration to the United States over the centuries as well as Indigenous sovereignty. The “No History is Illegal: A Multicultural American…

August 21, 2019

NMHU Screens Made-in-NM Films and Summer Camp Entries

August 21 This weekend, August 24 and 25, Highlands University is celebrating made-in-New-Mexico films at Ilfeld Auditorium with free public screenings of student-created shorts, a trio of blockbusters, and guest speakers from the state's film industry. Saturday, there will be showings of "The Lone Ranger"…

August 21, 2019

First Day of Fall Semester at Highlands

August 21, 2019 Maria Armijo works on financial aid forms at the New Mexico Highlands Student Center Aug. 21, the first day of fall semester. Armijo is a biochemistry senior from Las Vegas, New Mexico. Photo: Margaret McKinney/Highlands University

August 20, 2019

Residence Halls at HU See More Students for Fall Semester

August 20, 2019 Las Vegas, N.M. – There will be more students in the residence halls at New Mexico Highlands University this fall, thanks to what the university’s housing director, Yvette Wilkes, calls a record number of both new…

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