Temporary continuation of business operations
Our staff is working remotely, but we are still admitting students, accepting transcripts, and welcoming questions. We’re here to assist by email, phone, and virtually.
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Felix Martinez Building Room 110/150
800 University Avenue
Las Vegas, N.M.
Hours of operation:
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m; Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Send your official transcripts and records to email@example.com
NMHU Application & Pet Day (May 20th)
Bring your furry family member and apply to NMHU! If you’ve already applied you can still come and ask questions!
NMHU High School Senior Day (May 27th)
Did you graduate from high school in May? Still looking for a home for the next four years? Join us on Zoom and learn why NMHU is the perfect fit!
NMHU High School Junior Day (June 10th)
Will you be graduating from high school in 2022? Well, now is the perfect time to plan for the future.
CNM to NMHU Day (June 17th)
If you attend CNM and want to learn more about transferring to NMHU, please join us on June 17th!
NMHU Summer Roundup (June 24th)
We have a game to play! Also, take time to ask any questions about NMHU!
What does a 160-year-old fort have in common with great skiing? Or world-class art and music have in common with three state parks? They’re all in New Mexico Highlands University’s backyard. Northern New Mexico is truly a unique location.
We are an open-enrollment institution and we accept applications on a rolling basis. As a part of our commitment to inclusion, we do not have an application deadline.
All prospective students will need to complete an application. Get started on your application.
Submit all of your high school or college transcripts. We’ll ask for additional transcripts if necessary.
SAT or ACT scores
Recommended but not required. Scores are used to help place students in the appropriate coursework as well as for scholarship award consideration. (ACT code is 2640; SAT code is 4532)
Articulation agreements (transfer students)
This is your academic roadmap between NMHU and your current institution. You will see what courses transfer to NMHU. Articulation & Transfer Agreements
How long does it take to apply?
Completing the online application typically takes 30-45 minutes. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Check your email regularly as we will require transcripts, scores, and other materials to admit you to NMHU.
Connect with your admissions counselor
We have a team of counselors ready for your questions about NMHU as well as your college search in general. Find your admissions counselor here!
Now that you’re part of the Cowboy and Cowgirl family, let’s get started for the first day!
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
For support, please contact NMHU Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 505-454-3318. NMHU’s school code is 002653.
Activate your NMHU email
This will grant you access to the NMHU portal and you can begin receiving official correspondence with NMHU.
If you have a 2.5+ cumulative high school or 3.0+ cumulative college GPA, you may qualify for a merit-based scholarship! NMHU considers all admitted students for merit-based scholarships.
One of the most important things you’ll do at Highlands is to find a quiet, friendly place to live and study. We can help! Check out what’s available, and then send in your application to NMHU.
Visit with the Business Office
You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about payment plan options and how to make a payment.
New student orientation
Meet your new classmates, sign up for coursework, and speak with an Academic Advisor! Registration for classes opens April – August 2021.
Final official transcript
After you have graduated from high school or a two-year institution, request your final official eTranscript.
Parchment request – Recipient name and email – NMHU Admissions, email@example.com.
CNM to NMHU Day
"Problems of Practice" Summit