Quick answers: Applying to NMHU


  1. How do I know if my courses will transfer over to NMHU?
    NMHU will offer transfer credit for most courses taken at other institutions, but you will really know how these courses transferred once you view degree audit.
  2. When will I receive my degree audit to know how my courses transferred?
    Degree audits are sent within three days of a student being admitted/accepted to NMHU. We encourage students to review their degree audit with their faculty advisor to ensure that all credits transferred properly.
  3. Do I need to apply before a specified deadline?
  • Fall
    Domestic: July 1
    International: March 1
    Application Fee: $25.00
  • Spring
    Domestic: December 1
    International: October 1
    Application Fee: $25.00
  • Summer
    Domestic: May 1
    International: not available
    Application Fee: $25.00


  1. Where can I send my transcripts?
    Official high school transcripts (first-time freshmen) or official college transcripts (transfers) can be sent electronically to admissions@nmhu.edu or through regular mail:

New Mexico Highlands University
Recruitment & Admissions
Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701

  1. If I have not yet graduated, should I send in my transcripts?
    First-time freshmen: You should submit your official (sealed) sixth or seventh semester high school transcripts upon submission of your application and your official (sealed) final high school transcripts upon graduation and receiving your high school diploma.
    Transfer students: You should submit your official (sealed) transcripts of all colleges attended upon submission of your application and your official (sealed) final college transcript.