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The New Mexico Student’s

COLLEGE PREPARATION

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N E W M E X I C O H I G H E R E D U C AT I O N D E PA RT M E N T


© 2012. The New Mexico Student’s College Preparation Guide is a publication of The New Mexico Higher Education Department Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (Gear Up), funded by the U.S. Department of Education.


The New Mexico Student’s

COLLEGE PREPARATION

GUIDE NEW MEXICO HIGHER E D U C AT I O N D E PA RT M E N T 2048 GALISTEO,

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Why go to

COLLEGE Is This Good Reason For You?

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1. To explore your potential, to learn and acquire knowledge, skills and abilities.

YES!

2. To enhance your lifetime earning potential and provide a higher standard of living for you and your family members.

YES!

3. To improve your ability to develop meaningful relationships with friends, professors, mentors and fellow students.

YES!

4. To have new experiences and develop your networking skills; for example: work on team projects; join clubs and attend activities that interest you; travel to student conferences and explore other universities; attend school for a semester at another university; get involved with intramural sports.

YES!

5. To improve your critical thinking and knowledge acquisition skills; college challenges you to use your brain!

YES!

6. College might be an opportunity to start a new family tradition! If you are the first in your family to go to college, to be the pioneer!

YES!

7. To improve your ability to express yourself; speaking and writing skills dramatically improve!

YES!

8. To develop higher levels of commitment and your ability to stick with it. College is an opportunity to set challenging goals and achieve them!

YES!

9. To have the once in a lifetime experience of attending college and pursuing your passion. To create memories that will last a lifetime.

YES!

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How much do you

WANT TO EARN The College Payoff Compared to high school graduates, college graduates can earn over $1,000,000 more in their lifetime. Level of Education Completed

Median Annual Earning (U.S. Dollars)

23,608

Less than a high school diploma

$

High school graduate, no college

$

Some college, no degree

$

Associate degree

$

Bachelors degree

$

Masters degree

$

Doctoral degree

$

Professional degree

$

32,552

36,348 39,572

53,300

65,364 79,664 79,508

Note: 2009 annual averages for full-time workers age 25 and older Source: U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 2010.

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SET GOALS College Prep Timeline Freshman & Sophomore Years 1. Meet with your high school counselor to make sure you are registering for classes that will count towards your graduation and college admission. Take courses that will challenge you and help to prepare you for college!

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2. Start a college savings account and don’t touch be tempted to use it for anything but college! 3. Participate in extra-curricular activities at school. You will meet new people, learn new skills and perhaps identify a passion you didn’t know you had! 4. Consider volunteering in a community organization or working part-time after school. Very important for your college admissions applications. 5. It’s time to make sure you keep track of all of your high school accomplishments. Be sure to save information on your academic awards and honors, newspaper clippings about your involvement in school activities and even copies of your projects in school. 6. If your school sponsors college fairs and presentations be sure to attend and ask questions! 7. Engage your family and friends in discussions about going to college. What do they know about the college experience? What advice can they give you? 8. Strive to get the highest grades possible! Seek help and assistance from your counselors if you are struggling in any of your courses. Your ability to qualify for scholarships will depend in part on your high school academic record. 9. Your goal will be to receive funding for college from other sources. Explore the different types of aid available. http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp 3

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10. Think about the types of careers that interest you. Check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook to find out what kind of education will be required to pursue those careers. http://www.bls.gov/oco/

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11. Talk to your school counselor about taking the practice Preliminary SAT (PSAT), or the PLAN exam, also known as the “pre-ACT.” This will help you to feel more comfortable when you have to take college admissions exams and lets you know what academic areas you need to improve in. 12. Take time to talk with your teachers. Ask them about attending college and for advice on how to prepare. 13. Create a listing of colleges and universities you are considering attending. Check out their websites to see what kinds of degrees they offer. If you are interested in many different areas try taking an online assessment to learn more about your interests, skills and abilities. 14. http://www.princetonreview.com/careers-after-college.aspx 15. http://www.iseek.org/careers/index.html

Your Junior Year (Fall) 1. Meet with your high school counselor to make sure you on track with your coursework for graduation.

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2. Find out about the schedule for college admissions exams so you can plug the dates into your planner. Some colleges require students to take the ACT and others the SAT. Check your colleges listing to see if you will need to take both. You may also need to save in order to pay for the fees to take the tests. 3. Register to take the Take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). You need to take the test in 11th grade to qualify for scholarships. 4. If you are considering attending a military academy you will need to include recommendations from state and national officials with your application. Now is the time to talk to your counselor about the procedures and how to write for a recommendation. NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Your Junior Year (Fall)

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5. Check in with your high school counselor about local, state and national scholarships that you can apply for. Now is a good time to find out more about the requirements.

Your Junior Year (Spring) 1. What will you do this summer? Think about visiting a few of the colleges on your preferred list. Contact the college and/or visit their website to find out more about taking a campus tour and visiting academic departments.

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2. Be sure to include all application deadlines for colleges and scholarships and financial aid in your planner! Start to assemble all your documents that you will use to fill out your applications—grade reports, listing of activities you have participated in, draft essays for your letters of interest. If the college requires recommendations start to think about who will write a letter for you in the Fall of your Senior year. 3. Many students take the SAT or ACT for the first time during the spring of their Junior year. Check the dates and get registered! http://sat.collegeboard.org/register http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html

Your Senior Year (Fall) 1. Time to submit those applications! Have your counselor or family member review them before you send them in. 2. Make sure you know the registration deadlines for the SAT and ACT if you need to take the exam a second time to improve your score. Improving your score can make a big difference in your ability to secure entrance to the college of your choice and to qualify for more scholarship funding. 3. You and your parents need to go online and get your PIN at www.pin. ed.gov so that you can apply for federal student aid. To apply you will need information from your parents’ income tax for the previous year. If they don’t file right away you can still apply with estimated income information.

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4. If you are an athlete and plan to play n II sports in college, you need to complete an initial eligibility form. Talk to your counselor and coach about the requirements to play sports in college. Go to www. ncaaclearinghouse.net to register.

5. Since you have been saving money for college since middle school, don’t be tempted to bust into your piggy bank! 6. If you have already made a decision about the college or university you will attend you may be accepted through an Early Action or Early Decision process. For more information check out this website at The College Board: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/apply/theapplication/104.html

Your Senior Year (Spring)

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1. Now that you have your PIN complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Check out the schools’ deadline for submission of the FAFSA. It’s very important to get this done by early February. 2. After you submit your FAFSA you will receive your Student Aid Report (SAR). 3. Review your SAR with your parents to make sure all the information is correct. 4. Acceptance letters will begin to arrive at your house and now you will need to make one of the biggest decisions of your life! Be sure to note all deadlines!

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College Entrance and

PLACEMENT TESTS You may or may not know the answer to that question. It’s Ok! There’s an exciting journey of exploring the possibilities for your future ahead! You will have lots of opportunities to try new experiences and learn about different fields to study. Start by brainstorming some answers to these questions:

ACT Why Do I Need to Take It? How Do I Prepare? • Assesses your ability to complete college level work. • (4) Sections: English, Math, Reading, Science • Two hours; 55 Minutes • Tips for Taking the Test: http:// www.actstudent.org/index.html

When Do I Take It?

I’m Registered My Test Date is

recommended during your junior year

SAT

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Why Do I Need to Take It? How Do I Prepare?

When Do I Take It?

• An untimed, computerized test • Test subjects: reading, writing, math, writing essay, and English as a Second Language • Talk to your college advising center • Sample Test Questions: http://www. act.org/compass/sample/index.html

recommended during your sophomore year

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COMPASS Why Do I Need to Take It? How Do I Prepare?

When Do I Take It?

• An untimed, computerized test • Test subjects: reading, writing, math, writing essay, and English as a Second Language • Talk to your college advising center • Sample Test Questions: http:// www.act.org/compass/sample/index. html

after you are admitted to a college

I’m Registered My Test Date is

Accuplacer Why Do I Need to Take It? How Do I Prepare?

When Do I Take It?

I’m Registered My Test Date is

• An untimed, computerized test • Test subjects: sentence skills; reading comprehensions; arithmetic; elementary algebra; college level math; written essay • Sample Test Questions: • http://www.collegeboard.com/ student/testing/accuplacer/ preparation-sample.html

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What Do You Want To Be

WHEN YOU GROW UP Colleges require different tests for admission and there is a fee; under some circumstances the fee can be waived. Once you admitted you may also need to take a placement test to make sure you are enrolled in courses that will lead you to success! Questions

My Answer

What do I love? What am I good at? What skills do I have now? What do I want to learn more about? What skills would I like to learn? What types of careers are interesting to me? What do I value? (Some ideas to get you started: helping other people; adventure; physical challenges; being a leader).

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Thinking about your answers to these questions there are a few steps you can take to continue your research about your future major and career: 1. Talk to your family and friends about your interests 2. Spend some time reviewing the course catalogs of the colleges you are interested in attending. Do any college majors immediately fit for you? Do you find course descriptions that seem interesting? 3. Talk to your high school counselor about how to learn more about the interests and skills you have now. 4. When you visit a college campus make an appointment to meet with the Career Center personnel to discuss resources and career assessments that are available to students. 5. Spend some time researching the best career opportunities for the future. One of the best resources is available through the U.S. Department of Labor. Identify a career you would like to pursue and the Handbook will provide an overview on the training and education needed, what employees in that career actually do on the job, and what the demand will be for that career in the future. http://www.bls.gov/oco/ 6. Find out what the hot jobs will be in New Mexico in the future: http:// www.dws.state.nm.us/LMI/dws-lmipub.html 7. In the New Mexico 2018 Employment Brief three employment areas represent the fastest growing sectors: • Health care & social assistance projected to add 26,600 jobs • Educational services; projected to add 20,800 jobs • Hospitality, Restaurant & Tourism; projected to add 15,630 jobs

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Hot and Green Jobs for the

FUTURE IN NEW MEXICO Check out the average salaries for employees in New Mexico With a Bachelor’s or Higher Degree Annual Earning (U.S. Dollars)

Profession

$

Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts

$

Physical Therapists

$

Registered Nurses

$

Construction Managers

$

Industrial Engineers

$

64,410

64,520 61,830 68,220 89,070

101,620

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Pharmacists Source: New Mexico Workforce Solutions, 2009

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49,750

Elementary School Teachers

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Green

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Green Jobs A “green” sustainable state is our goal for the future! Professionals in the future with green skills will have an edge in the job market! For New Mexico, a broad definition of a green job is any job where a part of the work tasks focus on environmental quality, energy and resource efficiency, or sustainable practices. The four green economy core areas include: • Renewable Energy • Clean Manufacturing Aerospace Engineers

• Research, Development, and Administration

• Energy Efficiency

Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Financial Analysts

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Architectural & Engineering Managers

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Environmental Engineers

Agricultural & Food Science Technicians

Carpenters Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders Chemical Plant and System Operators Chemical Technicians Civil Engineers Compliance Officers, Except

Electricians

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Farm and Home Management Advisors Farmers, Ranchers & Other Agricultural Managers

First-Line Supervisors/ Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers First-Line Supervisors/ Managers of Production Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Forest and Conservation Technicians Forest and Conservation Workers General and Operations Managers Geological & Petroleum Technicians Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers Hazardous Materials Removal Workers continued on next page

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...continued from previous page Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Industrial Engineering Technicians

Customer Service Representatives Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians

Industrial Production Managers

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers,

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

Mechanical Engineers

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Landscape Architects Landscaping and Grounds keeping Workers Machinists Computer Software Engineers, Applications Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic Conservation Scientists Construction and Building Inspectors Construction Laborers

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Machine Operators

Millwright Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks Public Relations Specialists Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Reporters and Correspondents Roofers Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining Sheet Metal Workers

Natural Sciences Managers

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Nuclear Engineers

Soil and Plant Scientists

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

Team Assemblers

Nuclear Technicians Occupational Health and Safety Technicians Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators Personal Financial Advisors Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

Construction Managers

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Continuous Mining

Power Plant Operators

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Transportation Inspectors Transportation, Storage & Distribution Managers Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Urban and Regional Planners Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists


Which College Is Right For Me?

ROAD TRIP! Campus Visit Checklist

Nothing will help you determine if the college on the page is the right place for you like a visit to the campus. It’s a must! Call ahead to the Admissions Department to learn about the process for a campus visit and tour. They can help you schedule all of the activities you want to complete during your visit. I DID IT! 1. Take a campus tour (usually arranged through the Admissions Office) 2. Get a copy of the college catalog and course schedules 3. Spend some time on your own exploring the campus 4. Visit with the Financial Aid Office 5. Get a copy of the Student Newspaper 6. Visit with departments you are interested in 7. Talk with students about their experiences 8. Eat in one or more of the campus dining facilities 9. Visit student housing 10. Take a tour of the city or town where the institution is located 11. Attend a lecture in a course that interests you 12. Visit the campus library 13. Visit the college bookstore 14. Visit the Career Center 15. Visit the recreational facilities for students and find out about Athletic Events 16. Visit student computer facilities 17. Find out about how campus safety is handled NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Funding

YOUR EDUCATION How you are going to pay for college is an important to consider! Fortunately there are many different sources to help you pay for your education. Your goal is to leave college with zero or a very minimal amount of debt that you will have to repay. Different types of financial assistance are available for students from all levels of family income. WAYS TO PAY

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Gift Aid

grants that do not have to be repaid. grants are usually based on your family income and your parents’ ability to contribute to the cost of your education.

Gift Aid

scholarships

Student Loans

money that is borrowed from the federal government or banks and will be re-paid over a longer period of time.

Student Employment

on campus: part-time jobs that may be funded by financial aid or by the college (also known as “work-study”). off campus: some students are employed in the community at jobs either they locate or the college career center helps them find.

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New Mexico Students

legislative lottery scholarship students must be enrolled full-time and complete 12 credit hours, and a 2.5 grade point average at an eligible new mexico public college or university, in the first regular semester immediately following their high school graduation. this scholarship can pay for tuition for up to eight semesters. for more information: http://www.hed.state.nm.us/lottery.aspx

Parents & Families

be sure to claim education tax benefits such as the hope scholarship tax credit on your income tax. you may receive a rebate of college costs for your students.

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How Do I Apply for

FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID Step by Step 1. Begin researching different scholarship opportunities early in your high school career so you will know what’s out there and what you might need to do to apply. You can begin applying for Scholarships. Start by talking with your high school counselor who will have access to information on local and state scholarships. Every scholarship has different ways you may be able to qualify to apply: your academic record; your interests in a particular area of study; you or your parents’ membership in groups, clubs, organizations or religious affiliation. There are also free scholarship search services you should check out: College Board: http://apps.collegeboard.org/cbsearch_ss/welcome.jsp Fastweb: http://www.fastweb.com/ SallieMae: http://go.salliemae.com/scholarship/ 2. Fill out and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is sent to the U.S. Department of Education and helps determine your eligibility for financial aid. New Mexico colleges and universities also use the FAFSA to determine eligibility for state financial aid. Because financial aid is awarded on a first-come, firstserved basis, it is highly recommended you complete the FAFSA by March 1st of your senior year. If you want to see what you might qualify for before you actually apply you can get an estimate through the FAFSA4caster. Apply at: www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov The results of your FAFSA will be sent to the schools you select to apply to. The college Office of Financial Aid will develop a “financial aid package” for you that will identify the cost to attend their institution and how much they will be able to provide in grants, work-study or loans to help you pay for college. 3. Hopefully you saved some money to help pay for college and you won’t have to work! If you find you do need employment while you are in school the Student Employment or Career Services Office on campus will be a place to visit to gain information about jobs on and off campus.

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Sharpen

YOUR SKILLS Technology Skills You Will Need for College Success I KNOW

Basics of Computer Navigation

Creating and saving documents; printing; installing software and downloading updates

Word Processing

Typing; Features of programs like Microsoft Word.

Spreadsheets

Basics of Microsoft Excel; basic calculation formulas

PowerPoint

Using templates; how to design an effective class presentation

Electronic Calendaring

Microsoft Office or Google Calendar features to schedule

Email

Sending, receiving and organizing messages folders; attaching documents to messages; downloading documents

Internet Search Engines

There’s more to life than Google! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_search_engines

Social Networking Sites

Important tools to keep you connected to world events, friends, family, and college colleagues. Even social networking has an established etiquette

Knowledge of Clickers

Your professors may require that you purchase a device called a clicker that you will use to answer questions in class.

Knowledge of Online Learning

Are distance or online courses a good option for you?

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What If Your

CAREER PROGRAM

ISN’T AVAILABLE You need to know about the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). New Mexico is one of fifteen states that have committed to providing educational opportunities to students who may wish to attend a college or university outside of the state to attend a program that isn’t offered in New Mexico. In WICHE’s Western Undergraduate Exchange students pay 150% of the receiving school’s resident tuition, substantially less than standard nonresident tuition. WICHE states include: Alaska,

Hawaii

New Mexico

Utah

Arizona

Idaho

North Dakota

Washington

California

Montana

Oregon

Wyoming

Colorado

Nevada

South Dakota

Visit the WICHE/WUE Website for more information: http://www.wiche.edu/wue

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Meet new people! Get Involved!

Student

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS Getting involved on campus is one of the quickest ways to become part of the college community. Studies show that students who are involved at their college: get better grades, are more successful in their academic program, are more likely to stay in school, and are more marketable when they are ready to begin their career!

Explore! Have new experiences! club sports:

dancers unlimited

soccer, rugby, golf, fencing, volleyball,

theatre arts club

native american student club african american student alliance

anime addicts collegiate 4-h pride in diversity alliance

hospitality organization for service and tourism rodeo club capoeira building construction technology association

college democrats

women in technology

college republicans

animal welfare coalition

new mexico film club

financial planning association

science fiction & fantasy club

pre-med club

campus christian fellowship

exercise & sports science club

student nurses association american indian science & engineering society

international students association ski club

culinary arts club

artworks club

latter-day saints student associates

newman club

games, animation & modeling association

student government habitat for humanity

reach to teach

cheerleaders

caving. climbing, whitewater rafting

martial arts association

student radio station american institute of architecture students drafting and graphics association performance groups: band, glee,

basketball club chess club

students in free enterprise

greek life sororities & fraternities

american sign language club

hispanic student association

early childhood education organization

billiards club

society of leadership & success advocates for children & education medical assisting student association society of mexican american scientists

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Message for Students

BORN OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES Undocumented students are citizens of other countries who live in New Mexico, but are unable to work or receive federal funding for their studies because of their legal status in this country. The state of New Mexico passed Senate Bill 582 in 2005 that states undocumented students can attend any New Mexico college or university and pay in-state tuition. The bill also grants these students four years of Lottery Scholarship funding during their undergraduate studies. When considering your choice of a college or university ask about admission requirements and services available for students who are not citizens!

New Mexico Institutions Information New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

Information about admissions requirements and funding http://www.nmsu.edu/~chicano/undoc.html

Santa Fe Community College

The Contract for a Better Tomorrow Scholarship Program http://www.sfcc.edu/contract_for_a_better_tomorrow_scholarship

University of New Mexico

A YouTube presentation about undocumented students attending UNM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4nPfy2hjlo

University of New Mexico

El Centro de la Raza: An organization that provides tools for self-determination and resiliency. http://elcentro.unm.edu/

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What Degrees and Programs Are Offered?

CHECK THE

MATRIX What Should I Look For?

1. Read through the areas of study that are offered at Two-Year; Four-Year & Tribal Colleges and highlight those that interest you so that you can visit their website and learn more! 2. Important to Know! Four-year colleges may also have “branches” or “community colleges” located in different town and cities than their Main Campus. Areas of study at these colleges are included under the four-year campus as they may transfer credits that will enable you to complete a baccalaureate degree (for example: New Mexico State University and The University of New Mexico). 3. Go to The Institution Directory of The Guide on page 48 for contact information for each college or university.

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Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science

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Western NM University

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

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3D Computer Animation Accounting

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

& UNIVERSITIES

NM Highlands University

FOUR YEAR COLLEGES

Eastern NM University

AREAS OF STUDY

Adobe Construction Adult Development & Aging

Aerospace Engineering

Africana Studies Agricultural Biology

Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Business

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Agricultural & Extension Education Agriculture

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Agriculture Education Agriculture, General & Specialties

Agronomy Air Traffic Control

Allied Health, Diagnostic, Intervention & Treatment

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Animal & Dairy Science

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics

Anthropology

Applied Business

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Archaeology Architecture

Art/Art Studies

Art History

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Astrophysics Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Automation & Manufacturing Technology Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology Aviation Related (Pilot) Banking & Financial Support Services

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Bilingual & Multilingual Education Biochemistry

Biology/Biological Sciences

Biomedical Electronics Technology

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Botany Building/Construction Finishing Management & Inspection Building/Property Maintenance & Management

Building Technology Business Administration & Management

Business Management Business Office Technology

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Carpentry/Carpenter

Chemical Dependency

Chemical Engineering

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Chemical Technician

Chicano & Hemispheric Studies Child Care & Support Services Management

Child Development

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Athletic Training/Trainer

Chemistry

Western NM University

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

Astronomy

Areas of Study

Asian Studies

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Civil Engineering

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Classical Studies Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Clinical/Medical Social Work Clothing, Textiles & Fashion Merchandising

Commercial & Advertising Art

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Communication Studies Communicative Disorders

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Community Health Community Organization & Advocacy Comparative Literature & Cultural Studies

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Computer & Information Sciences Computer & Mathematical Modeling

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Computer Engineering Computer Installation & Repair Technology

Computer Programming

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Computer Science

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Computer Technology

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Conservation Ecology Construction Engineering

Construction Trades

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Correction Officer

Cosmetology Counseling Psychology

Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance

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Creative Media

Criminal Justice/Police Science Criminology

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Western NM University

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Highlands University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

Eastern NM University

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Cinematography & Film Video Production

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Design & Visual Communication

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Design for Performance

Diabetes Prevention

Diesel Mechanics Technology

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Digital Animation

Digital Filmmaking Digital Media Communication Digital Signage Digital Storytelling Digital Video Drafting/Design Technology (CAD) Early Care & Education Early Childhood Education

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Early Childhood Multicultural Education

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Economics

Education, Curriculum & Instruction Educational Leadership & Administration Educational Management & Development

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Educational Psychology Electrical, Electronic & Communications Technology

Earth & Planetary Studies

Education, General

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Earth & Environmental Science Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology

Western NM University

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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FOUR YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

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Dental Assistant-Hygienist

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

Dance

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Areas of Study

Culinary Arts

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Electrician

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Electromechanical Technology Electronics Engineering Technology

Emergency Management

Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic)

Engineering & Design Technology

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Engineering Science

English Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

   

Engineering Physics

Engineers, All types

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  

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Environmental Engineering

Environmental Geology

Environmental Science & Studies

Ethnic Studies

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Exercise Science

Facilities Maintenance Technology Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

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Fiber Arts Film/Cinema Studies

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Film Technology

Finance

 

Financial Services

Fine Arts

Fire Science/Firefighting Flamenco Music

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Elementary Education/Special Education

Engineering Technology

Western NM University

New Mexico State University

University of New Mexico

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

Northern NM College

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

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Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering

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Western NM University

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

Folk Art (Bulto & Retablo Making; Tinsmithing; Trade Woodcarving)

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Foodservice Systems Management

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Foreign Languages

Forensic Science

Forestry

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French General Business General Office Occupations & Clerical Services

Genetics Geography

Geology/Earth Sciences

German Government

Graphic Design

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Hazardous Materials

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Health Care Administration

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Health Care Technician Health Education

Health Information Technology

Health

Health, Medicine, & Human Values

Health Physics Heating, Ventilation, Air ConditioningRefrigeration Technology

Hematology Technology/Technician Heritage Interpretation History Homemaker/Home Health Aide Horticulture

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FOUR YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Foods, Nutrition & Wellness Studies

Areas of Study

Floral Design

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Human Development & Family Studies

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Western NM University

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

FOUR YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES Areas of Study 29

Hospitality Administration/Management

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Human Nutrition & Food Science

Human Performance & Sport

Human Resources Management

Human Services Human Services (Alcohol & Drug Abuse Studies)

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Humanities/Humanistic Studies

Industrial Engineering Technology

 

Industrial Maintenance

Information Science/Studies

Information Technology International Business/Trade/Commerce

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   

International Relations & Affairs

Jazz

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Journalism Kinesiology

 

Laboratory Biotechnology

Languages

 

Laser & Optical Technology

 

Latin American Studies Law

 

Law Enforcement Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Leisure & Recreational Activities Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies

  

Library Assistant/Technician Library Science

Languages & Literature

Linguistics

  

  

Logistics & Materials Management

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Northern NM College

University of New Mexico

Western NM University

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

Management Science

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Manufacturing Technology

Marketing Management

  

Massage Therapy Materials Engineering Mathematics Mathematics for Secondary Education

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 

Mechanical Engineering

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Media Arts

  

Media Arts-Animation Media Arts-Film Technology Media Arts-Graphic Arts Medical Administrative Assistant/ Secretary

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Medical Laboratory Sciences Medical Laboratory Technician

 

Medical Microbiology& Bacteriology Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Radiologic Tech-Radiation Therapist

Medical Transcription Medical/Clinical Assistant

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  

Medicine Mental Health Counseling

Mineral Engineering Music

Music Education National Security Science

 

Medical Scientist Medical Technology

 

 

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FOUR YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Management Information Systems & Services

Areas of Study

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Natural Resources

Western NM University

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Network Administration Nuclear Engineering Nuclear Medical Technology

Nursing Science

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

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Native American Studies

 

Nutrition & Dietetics

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    

Occupational Business

  

Occupational Safety Occupational Therapy/Therapist Office Management & Supervision

 

Operations Management & Supervision

 

Optics/Optical Sciences Paralegal Studies Parks, Recreation & Leisure Facilities Management

Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution

Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering

 

Petroleum Technology Pharmacy

   

Philosophy

Phlebotomy Photography Physical Education Teaching & Coaching

 

   

Physical Sciences Physical Therapy Physician Assistant

Physics

 

Plumbing Technology

 

Police Science Political Science & Government

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Pre-Forestry

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Pre-Medicine Professional Technical Education Psychology Public Administration

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Public Health

  

 

Pueblo Indian Studies Quality Control & Safety Technologies

Radiation Biology/Radiobiology Radiologic Technology-Radiographer

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Range Science Rangeland Resources Real Estate

 

Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Renewable Energy Technology Respiratory Care Therapy Retailing & Retail Operations

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   

Russian Russian Studies Sanitation/Grounds keeping

 

Secretarial Skills

Security Guard Security & Protective Services Management Sign Language Interpretation & Translation Social Sciences

Western NM University

Public Service & Leadership

Religious Studies

 

 

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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FOUR YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

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Pre-Engineering

University of New Mexico

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

Pre-Business Administration

  

Areas of Study

 

Portuguese

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University of New Mexico

Western NM University

Northern NM College

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

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 

Social Services

  

Social Studies, Emphasis History Social Work Sociology

 

 

Software Engineering

 

Soil Science Solar-Wind Energy

 

Southwest Folk Art

 

Southwest Studies

Spanish

 

Spanish Colonial Furniture Making

Special Education

   

  

Speech & Hearing Science Speech & Rhetorical Studies Statistics

Structural Analysis & Damage Studio Art Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

 

 

Surveying Technology/Surveying Sustainable Building System Administration/Administrator

 

Teacher Assistant/Aide Teacher Education/All Levels Technical Communications

 

  

  

 

   

Technical Theatre Technology & Training

Theatre

 

Transportation Management

Tribal Court Advocate Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

 

Turf grass Science & Management

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Northern NM College

University of New Mexico

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Water Resources Engineering Weaving

Welding Technology/Welder

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Wildlife & Wildlands Science & Management

Web Fundamentals

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  

Woodworking

Women’s Studies Writing

Western NM University

New Mexico State University

NM Institute of Mining & Technology

NM Highlands University

Eastern NM University

Zoology

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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FOUR YEAR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Visual & Performing Arts/Drama, Theater & Dance Water Quality, Waste Water Treatment Management

Areas of Study

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology

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Architectural Design Art/Fine Art Studies, General & Studio Athletic Training Athletic Training Automotive Tech, Collision & Repair Mechanics Aviation Technology Baking Banking & Financial Support Services

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Barbering

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Agriculture Allied Health, Diagnostic, Intervention & Treatment Alternative & Sustainable Energy American Indian/Native American Studies American Sign Langue Interpreting

Anthropology

Agri-Business

Animal Science Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics

Santa Fe Community College

San Juan College

New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico Jr College

Meslands Community College

Accounting & Bookkeeping Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science, Tech & Pilot/Flight Crew

Luna Community College

COLLEGES

Clovis Community College

TWO YEAR

Central New Mexico Community College

AREAS OF STUDY

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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San Juan College

Santa Fe Community College

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New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico Jr College

Meslands Community College

Luna Community College

Clovis Community College

Central New Mexico Community College

 

Bilingual Education Biology Biotechnology Business Administration & Management Building/Construction Finishing Management & Inspection

 

Business Office Technology Carpentry Chemistry Child Care & Support Services Management Child Care Provider Child, Youth & Family Development Cinematography & Film Video Production Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician Communications Computer & Information Sciences Computer Installation & Repair Technology Computer Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Construction Technology Cooking, Baking, Chef & related Culinary Arts Training

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  

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 

Corrections Cosmetology/Cosmetologist

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES

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Behavioral & Social Sciences

Areas of Study

 

Beef Education

  

 

 

 

  

Creative Writing

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Meslands Community College

New Mexico Jr College

Culinary Arts Data Processing and Data Processing Technology

Dental Hygiene & Assistant Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Tech

Diesel Mechanic Technology

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Dietary Manager Digital Communications & Multimedia Drafting/Design Technology (CAD) Drama/Theatre Early Childhood Education & Training Early Childhood Multicultural Education

Elementary Education Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology Electrician Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician Electromechanical Technology/Engineering Electronics Engineering Technology Elementary Education and Teaching Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic)

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 

 

Economics Education, General

Santa Fe Community College

Luna Community College

San Juan College

Clovis Community College

New Mexico Military Institute

Central New Mexico Community College

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES Areas of Study 37

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement/Police/Safety

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 

 

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Environmental Technologies

Santa Fe Community College

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San Juan College

New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico Jr College

Meslands Community College

Luna Community College

Clovis Community College

Central New Mexico Community College

English Entrepreneurship/ Entrepreneurial Studies

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Equine Science

Esthetics

Exercise Science

 

 

Film Film Technician Fine Arts Fire Science/Firefighting/Fire Protection & Safety Tech Fitness Technician Food Service Systems Administration/management

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  

Foreign Languages

Furniture & Cabinet Making

Gallery Management

General Business

General Education

General Management General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

   

General Science

Geology/Earth Sciences Geography Geographic Information Technology

 

Government Graphic & Media Arts

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES

Farrier Science Fashion/Apparel Design & Merchandising

Areas of Study

Engineering

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History Home Health Aide Homeland Security Horticulture Hospitality Administration and Management

Santa Fe Community College

New Mexico Jr College

San Juan College

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 

 

 

Instrumentation Technology Iron Worker Judicial Studies Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

 

Laser & Optical Technology

   

 

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 

  

 

Law Enforcement

 

Leadership Lease Operator Legal Assistant/Paralegal

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Interior Design

Landscaping

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Industrial Technology Information Science/Studies

New Mexico Military Institute

Human Resources Management Human Services Industrial Design and Engineering

Meslands Community College

Luna Community College

Clovis Community College

Central New Mexico Community College

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES Areas of Study

Graphic Design and Printing Equipment Operation Green Building Construction Skills Health & Physical Education including Teaching & Coaching Health Information and Medical Records Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance

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Library Assistant/Technician Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Life Science Machine Shop Technology

Santa Fe Community College

San Juan College

New Mexico Military Institute

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  

Marketing Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage Mathematics

Media Arts Medical Administrative/ Executive Assistant/Secretary Medical Insurance Specialist/ Coding & Billing Medical Laboratory Science Medical Radiologic TechRadiation Therapist Medical Transcription

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 

  

Medical/Clinical Assistant

 

Medical Transcription

Medical/Clinical Assistant

Military Studies

Music

Nail Technician Natural Gas Compression Nursing/Nursing Assistant/ Aide and Patient Care Assistant

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES

Management Information Systems & Services Manufacturing Technology

New Mexico Jr College

Meslands Community College

Luna Community College

Clovis Community College

Central New Mexico Community College

Legal Studies Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies

Areas of Study

Legal Secretary

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Nutrition

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Petroleum Technology

  

Phlebotomy Photography

 

Physical Education

Physical Sciences

 

Physical Therapist Assistant Plumbing/Plumber/Pipefitting Political Science/Public Administration/Government

  

Pre-Engineering

 

 

Professional Crafts Psychology

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

 

Public Administration

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Pre-Chiropractic Pre-Health Sciences Pre-Medicine/Pre-Nursing Studies

Physical Science Pre-Engineering Physics

Philosophy

Photonic Technology

Santa Fe Community College

San Juan College

Paleontology

Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

New Mexico Military Institute

Office Technology Ophthalmic/Optometric Technician Outdoor Leadership & Recreation Paralegal Studies Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies

New Mexico Jr College

Meslands Community College

Luna Community College

Clovis Community College

Central New Mexico Community College

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES Areas of Study

Occupational Safety Occupational Therapist Assistant

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Social Work Sociology

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 

 

Teacher Assistant/Aide

 

Technical Theatre Technology Management & Training Transportation Technology Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation Veterinary/Animal Health Technology Video Game Design & Development

 

 

Visual & Performing Arts; Theater & Music Vocational/Technical Studies Water Quality, Waste Water Treatment Welding Technology/Welder Wind Energy Technology

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES

Speech

Teacher Education

 

Spanish

Surveying Technology/Surveying

Solar Energy Technology

Sports Performance Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Surgical Technology

Santa Fe Community College

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Renewable Energy Respiratory Care Therapy Sales Distribution and Marketing Operations Secondary Education and Teaching

San Juan College

New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico Jr College

Meslands Community College

Luna Community College

Central New Mexico Community College

Clovis Community College

Areas of Study

Real Estate

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Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science, Tech & Pilot/Flight Crew

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Accounting & Bookkeeping

Navajo Technical College Community College

COLLEGES

Institute of American Indian Arts

TRIBAL

Diné College (Located in Tsaile, AZ)

AREAS OF STUDY  

American Indian/Native American Studies

Allied Health, Diagnostic, Intervention & Treatment Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics

Art/Fine Art Studies, General & Studio

Automotive Tech, Collision & Repair Mechanics Banking & Financial Support Services

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Biology Biotechnology Building/Construction Finishing Management & Inspection

Business Administration & Management

 

Business & Entrepreneurship

Carpentry Chemistry

Child Care & Support Services Management Child Care Provider Cinematography & Film Video Production Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician

Computer & Information Sciences

 

Commercial Baking Commercial Drivers License

Computer Aided Drafting Computer Installation & Repair Technology Computer Programming

Computer Science Information Systems

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NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Navajo Technical College Community College

Institute of American Indian Arts

Diné College (Located in Tsaile, AZ)

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

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Corrections Cosmetology/Cosmetologist Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement/Police/Safety Cooking, Baking, Chef & related Culinary Arts Training

Creative Writing Culinary Arts Data Processing and Data Processing Technology Dental Hygiene & Assistant

Diesel Mechanic Technology Digital Communications & Multimedia Drafting/Design Technology (CAD) Diné Studies Early Childhood Education and Training Early Childhood Multicultural Education

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  

Education, General Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology

 

Electrician Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician

TRIBAL COLLEGS

Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Tech

Areas of Study

Computer Technology

Electromechanical Technology/Engineering Elementary Education and Teaching

Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic)

Energy Systems Engineering Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Environmental Science

 

Environmental Technologies

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Navajo Technical College Community College

Institute of American Indian Arts

Diné College (Located in Tsaile, AZ)

Areas of Study

TRIBAL COLLEGES

Fashion/Apparel Design & Merchandising

Fine Arts Fire Science/Firefighting/Fire Protection & Safety Tech Foodservice Systems Administration/management General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

 

General Science Geology/Earth Sciences

Geographic Information Technology

Geo-Spatial Information Technologies Graphic Design and Printing Equipment Operation Health & Physical Education including Teaching & Coaching Health Information and Medical Records

Health Occupations Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Home Health Aide Hospitality Administration and Management Human Resources Management

Indigenous Liberal Studies Industrial Design and Engineering Industrial Technology

 

Information Science/Studies Information Technology Technician

Instrumentation Technology Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching Laser & Optical Technology

 

Law Advocate Legal Assistant/Paralegal Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies

Library Assistant/Technician

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Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Navajo Technical College Community College

Institute of American Indian Arts

Diné College (Located in Tsaile, AZ)

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Areas of Study

Machine Shop Technology Management Information Systems & Services Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Mathematics Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant/Secretary Medical Insurance Specialist/Coding & Billing Medical Radiologic Tech-Radiation Therapist Medical Transcription Medical/Clinical Assistant

Museum Studies Natural Resources Management, Agribusiness Natural Resources Management, Crop & Soil Science Natural Resources Management, Environmental Science

Network Management

 

New Media Arts Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

 

Navajo Language Nursing Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office Administration

Office Information Applications

TRIBAL COLLEGS

  

Natural Resources Management

Office Technology

Ophthalmic/Optometric Technician Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies Petroleum Technology Pharmacy Technician/Assistant Physical Sciences Physics

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Navajo Technical College Community College

Institute of American Indian Arts

Diné College (Located in Tsaile, AZ)

Areas of Study

TRIBAL COLLEGES

Plumbing/Plumber/Pipefitting Political Science/Public Administration/Government Pre-Engineering Pre-Medicine/Pre-Nursing Studies

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Public Administration Public Health Real Estate Respiratory Care Therapy Sales Distribution and Marketing Operations Secondary Education and Teaching

  

Small Business Management Social & Behavioral Sciences Social Work Solar Energy Technology

Studio Arts Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling Surgical Technology

Surveying Technology/Surveying Teacher Assistant/Aide Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation Veterinary/Animal Health Technology Visual & Performing Arts including Theater & Music Water Quality, Waste Water Treatment Management

NEW MEXICO HIGHER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

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Vision Care Technology

Welding Technology/Welder

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Northern New Mexico College “Your school, your future” Española Campus 921 N. Paseo de Oñate Española, NM 87532 Website: http://nnmc.edu/

The University of New Mexico “New Mexico’s Flagship University” 1155 University Blvd, SE Albuquerque, NM 87131 505.277.0111/505.277.8900 800-CALL UNM ext. 1 Website: http://www.unm.edu/

Western New Mexico University “Worth Discovering” 1000 W. College St. Silver City, NM 88061 Admissions Toll Free: 800.872.9668 admissions@wnmu.edu Website: http://www.wnmu.edu/

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New Mexico Two-Year Colleges Central New Mexico Community College

Eastern New Mexico University – Ruidoso

“Changing Lives, Building Community” Main Campus: 525 Buena Vista Dr. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 CNM Contact Center 505.224.3000 Website: http://cnm.edu/campus/index.php

“Where students may experience ‘Education with an Altitude’” 709 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345 575.257.2120 Toll Free: 800.934.3668 FAX 575.257.9409 Website: http://www.ruidoso.enmu.edu/index.html

Clovis Community College

“The People’s College” 366 Luna Drive, Las Vegas, NM 87701 505.454.5312 Website: http://www.luna.edu/

417 Schepps Boulevard Clovis, NM 88101-8381 575.769.2811 Toll Free: 800.769.1409 FAX: 575.769.4190 Website: http://www.clovis.edu/

Doña Ana Community College “Where Students Come First!” Administrative Offices 2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd Las Cruces, NM 88011 575.528.7000 Toll Free: 800.903.7503 FAX 575.528.7300 Website: http://dabcc.nmsu.edu/us/

Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell 52 University Blvd., Roswell, NM 88203 Mailing Address: PO Box 6000, Roswell, NM 88202-6000 575.624.7000 Toll Free: 800.243.6687 Website: http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/

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Mesalands Community College “Above and Beyond: Exploring the Past and Shaping the Future” 911 South Tenth Street Tucumcari, NM 88401 575.461.4413 Website: http://www.mesalands.edu/

New Mexico Junior College 1 Thunderbird Circle, Hobbs, NM 88240 575.392.4510 Toll Free: 800.657.6260 Website: http://www.nmjc.edu/

New Mexico Military Institute Roswell “Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today” 101 West College Boulevard Roswell, NM 88201 Toll Free: 800.421.5376 Website: http://www.nmmi.edu/

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2400 N. Scenic Drive Alamogordo, NM 88310 575.439.3600 Website: http://nmsua.edu/

“Stay Close, Go Far” 705 Gurley Ave., Gallup, NM 87301 505.863.7500 Website: http://www.gallup.unm.edu/

New Mexico State University – Carlsbad

The University of New Mexico – Los Alamos

“Building Brighter Futures Together” 1500 University Drive Carlsbad, NM 88220 575.234.9200 Toll Free: 888.888.2199 Website: http://cavern2.nmsu.edu/~nmsuc/ nmsucmain

4000 University Dr. Los Alamos, NM 87544 505.662.5919 FAX: 505.662.0344 Website: http://www.la.unm.edu/

New Mexico State University – Grants 1500 N Third St, Grants, NM 87020 505.287.6678 Website: http://grants.nmsu.edu/

San Juan College 4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM 87402 505.326.3311 Website: http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/1.asp

The University of New Mexico – Taos 1157 County Road 110 Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557 575.737.6200 Website: http://taos.unm.edu/

University of New Mexico – Valencia

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New Mexico State University – Alamogordo

“A quality education – a lifetime of success” 280 La Entrada Rd., Los Lunas, NM 87031 505.925.8500 Website: http://www.unm.edu/~unmvc/

Santa Fe Community College 6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87508 505.428.1000 Website: http://www.sfcc.edu/

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Tribal Colleges Institute of American Indian Arts “The College of Contemporary Native Arts” 83 Avan Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 505.424.2300 FAX: 505.424.0050 Website: http://www.iaia.edu/

Diné College “The Higher Education Institution of the Navajo since 1968” 1 Circle Dr. Route 12, Tsaile, AZ 86556 928.724.6600 Website: http://www.dinecollege.edu/

Navajo Technical College Lower Point Road, State Road 371 Crownpoint , NM 87313-0849 Mailing Address: P. O. Box 849, Crownpoint, NM 87313 505.786.4100 FAX 505.786.5644 Website: http://www.navajotech.edu

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute “A National Indian Community College and Land Grant Institution” P. O. Box 10146 9169 Coors Road, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87184 505.346.2347 FAX: 505.346.2343 Website: http://www`w.sipi.edu

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Directions to Campus

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College Catalog Links

Download a copy of the latest catalog. There’s so much more to learn than what you see on the website!

Good To Know!

Every college and university has something unique that they offer to you as a student and to the community.

Online Learning

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Tuition and Cost of Attendance

Find out how much it will cost you to attend. The Net Price Calculator Link takes you to a site that will allow you to get an estimate of tuition and other costs to complete your degree.

Career Services & Academic Support

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On Campus Housing Information

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Athletics/Recreation Opportunities

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“Student Success; that’s what it’s all about!” 1500 S Ave K Portales, NM 88130 575.562.1011, Toll Free: 800.for.enmu

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Website: http://www.enmu.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.enmu.edu/about/map/directions.shtml College Catalog: http://www.enmu.edu/academics/resources/ug-catalog/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/ENMU/112315652127305

Good to Know! • Eastern New Mexico University is a public institution that was founded in 1934. It has an undergraduate enrollment of 4,087, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 344 acres. • Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for its personal touch, accredited academic programs and affordable costs. • Notable Alumni include Michael Blake, Author of Dances with Wolves; Edward L. Chavez, Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court; Kysa Daniels, former CNN anchor; Derrick Harden, NFL player for the Green Bay Packers; Katherine D. Ortega, former Treasurer of the United States; Daryush Shokof, artist, film director.

Online Learning ENMU’s fully accredited online degrees help expand career options and prepare students for better jobs in today’s competitive market. Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs include: Aviation Science; Business Administration; Communicative Disorders; Nursing; Occupational Education; Religion; University Studies. http://www.enmu.edu/future-students/onlinedegrees.shtml

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Eastern New Mexico University

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Career Counseling and Development

Career goal clarification and career interest inventories, selecting an appropriate major, practicum/internship placements, job search techniques: resume and cover letter preparation, interview coaching, and career fairs. http://enmu.edu/services/counseling/

Academic Support The Office of Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction (TSI)

Tutoring assists students by providing one-on-one, need-specific academic help. Tutoring sessions, by appointment, are recommended although walk-in requests are available in the Student Success Center. Supplemental Instruction (SI) assists students by providing regularly scheduled, out-of-class study sessions. SI sessions are open to all class members and welcome all students in the course. Sessions focus on content and learning/study skills strategies. http://www.enmu.edu/services/tsi/

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Eastern New Mexico University is committed to student athletic excellence on the high plains. ENMU is a member of the Lone Star Conference and competes at the NCAA Division II level. http://www.enmu.edu/athletics/ Men’s and Women’s Basketball Men’s Football Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Men’s and Women’s Soccer Spirit Squad

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Women’s Volleyball Men’s and Women’s Rodeo Men’s Baseball Women’s Softball

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National Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701 Mailing Address: Box 9000, Las Vegas, NM 87701 Main Campus: 877.850.9064 Recruitment Toll Free: 800.338.6648

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Website: http://www.nmhu.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.nmhu.edu/tour/visit.aspx College Catalog: http://www.nmhu.edu/catalogs/index.aspx Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HighlandsUniversity?ref=ts

Good to Know! • Entering its 118th year, NMHU continues its historic mission on its main campus in Las Vegas and centers in Farmington, Roswell, Española/Santa Fe, Rio Rancho/Albuquerque and Raton. • Today, Highlands University in Las Vegas offers graduate and undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, business, education, and social work. Located in the heart of Las Vegas, a small, friendly town with a population of about 18,000, Highlands’ main campus is close to recreational and wilderness areas, and within a few hours of major metropolitan centers. • Through distance education, Internet courses, and on-site faculty, Highlands also offers some degree- completion and graduate programs in Farmington, Rio Rancho, Española, Santa Fe and Raton

Online Learning New Mexico Highlands University and Educational Outreach Services extend educational opportunities to traditional and non-traditional students throughout New Mexico and beyond. http://www.nmhu.edu/statewidecenters/distancelearning/blackboard/index.aspx

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Career Counseling and Development

Career Services provides a variety of free services to all New Mexico Highlands students and graduates in developing effective job search skills, career planning, and locating employment opportunities including summer internships and research programs, cooperative education, Student Career Experience Programs (SCEP), part-time jobs and career employment. Career Services provides valuable resources and training to conduct effective employment searches. http://www.nmhu.edu/career_services/index.aspx

Academic Support Office of Academic Support

Offers an array of services with special emphasis on academic advisement. Students receive assistance in assessing their interests, skills and abilities and are pointed in the right direction for success.

Learning Communities

Learning Communities are two or more courses linked together by a common theme or subject. A group of students may take the same courses in a learning community together.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Athletic teams are nicknamed the Cowboys and compete in the NCAA’s Division II’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference: http://www.nmhucowboys.com/ Baseball Football Men’s and Women’s Basketball Men’s and Women’s Rodeo Soccer

Softball Track & Field Volleyball Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Wrestling

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E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, NM, 88003-8001 575.646.0111 Admissions 575.646-3121 Toll Free: 800.662.6678

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Website: https://www.nmsu.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://prospective.nmsu.edu/visit/directions.html College Catalog: http://catalog.nmsu.edu/undergrad-2011-2012/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newmexicostateuniversity

Good to Know! • The state’s land-grant university, serving the educational needs of New Mexico’s diverse population through comprehensive programs of education, research, extension education, and public service. Founded in 1888 as Las Cruces College and later renamed New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. • The Chile Pepper Institute (CPI) is a research-based, international nonprofit organization devoted to education, research, and archiving information related to Capsicum. Research done by New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper Institute has helped promote New Mexico’s iconic state vegetable. • The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education ranks NMSU 23rd out of 100 colleges/ universities in bachelor’s degrees conferred on Hispanics.

Online Learning New Mexico State University provides comprehensive distance learning opportunities to meet diverse educational and professional needs anytime, anywhere. As New Mexico’s landgrant institution, NMSU has a university-wide mission to expand the capacity of extension, outreach, and distance education to communities across the state. http://distance.nmsu.edu/

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Career Counseling and Development

A variety of services are available to aid in the job search and career planning process: Parttime job search assistance, Cooperative Education Program, Resumes and cover letter writing assistance. http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/

Academic Support Student Success Centers

Two Centers help student learn to maximize their learning potential and get better grades. Learning strategies can be learned through taking full and mid-semester UNIV courses, attending workshops, seeking free tutoring services or through walk-in individualized assistance. http://cas.nmsu.edu/

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities NMSU is a member of the Western Athletic Conference. http://nmstatesports.com/ Baseball Men’s and Women’s Basketball Cross Country Football

Men’s and Women’s Golf Men’s and Women’s Tennis Equestrian Golf

Soccer Softball Swimming & Diving Track & Field Volleyball

Facilities are available that promote the health and wellness for students, faculty and staff: Indoor Facilities: Activity Center, Climbing Wall, Cycling, Racquetball, Group Fitness, Swimming Pool, Dance & Aerobics, Basketball & Volleyball, Weight, Circuit & Cardio, Suspended Running Track. Outdoor Facilities: Swimming Pool w/ High Dive & 2 Low Dives, Challenge Ropes Courses, High & Low, Fields for Football, Softball & Soccer http://wellness.nmsu.edu/index.html

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801 Leroy Pl., Socorro, NM 87801 admission@admin.nmt.edu 575.835.5424, FAX: 575.835.5989

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Website: http://www.nmt.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://externalweb.nmt.edu/conferences/directions.htm College Catalog: http://www.nmt.edu/university-catalogs Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newmexicotech?sk=wall

Good to Know! • Founded as the New Mexico School of Mines in 1889. Over the years, Tech’s emphasis has expanded, first into the area of petroleum engineering, and then, in the 1940s, into physics research. Today, New Mexico Tech is known for its expertise in highly specialized areas such as earth and atmospheric sciences, astrophysics, testing of energetic materials, and such engineering fields as chemical, civil, electrical, materials, mechanical, environmental, petroleum, and mineral engineering. • With an enrollment of approximately 1,900 students, New Mexico Tech offers the advantages of small classes—the average class size is 14 students for lectures and only 12 students in lab sessions. (Introductory classes are usually larger.) • Students participate in a rich variety of intramural, club, and individual sports activities. Student organizations cater to professional, hobby, religious, and social interests. • The Princeton Review, an influential publication used by many high school students to compare their college choices ranked Tech #12 out of 367 universities in the nation for 2010.

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Using the latest in Internet-based course delivery technology, NM Tech offers graduate-level courses in energetic materials, materials engineering, engineering management, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, science teaching, and other disciplines. http://mediaserve.nmt.edu/website/

Career Services Provides career counseling; resume, cover letter, and interviewing skills assistance; and listings of permanent, temporary, on-campus, internship, fellowship, and research positions. Responsible for the Cooperative Education program, maintaining placement records, sponsoring workshops on aspects of graduate school and job search processes, and providing assistance to employers, including scheduling information session and on-campus interviews. http://www.nmt.edu/career-services

Academic Support Center for Student Success (CSS)

Provides a wide spectrum of academic support services to help students explore their life goals, interests, and abilities. Academic advisors are assigned to undergraduate students from among the faculty in their major department. http://www.nmt.edu/center-for-student-success

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities The Physical Recreation Department enhances campus life by promoting wellness activities and offering instruction, wellness counseling, intramural sports, and club sports to the Tech community. A number of Physical Recreation courses are offered for credit, such as yoga, basketball, volleyball, aerobics, golf, scuba, belly dancing, and many more. A fully-equipped health club/weight room is available offering training in the use of equipment. Physical Recreation also oversees a number of club sports, including caving, climbing, golf, fencing, Frisbee, soccer (men’s and women’s), paintball, rugby, volleyball, and whitewater rafting. Rugby, soccer, and golf belong to regional leagues and compete against off-campus teams.

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Española Campus 921 N. Paseo de Oñate Española, NM 87532

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Website: http://nnmc.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://site.nnmc.edu/maps-directions College Catalog: http://nnmc.edu/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Northern-New-Mexico-College/105488797790

Good to Know! • NNMC is a two-year and four-year degree granting institution of higher learning. Accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, NNMC offers degrees in business administration, teacher education, nursing, radiography, biology, and engineering. • Approximately 70 Baccalaureate Degree, Associate Degree and Certificate programs are offered. • A second Northern NM College facility is located in El Rito, 25 miles (40 km) north of Española. It is the home of the El Rito Heritage Retreat Center as well as Northern’s Corporate Retreat Center. El Rito Campus currently houses the Traditional Arts Programs of Adobe (mud-brick) Construction, Spanish Colonial Furniture Making, Weaving, Retablo (hand painted images of saints painted with natural pigments) painting, Bulto carving (woodcarving) along with more standard academic and vocational programs. • Española, Northern serves an average of 2,000 students per semester.

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Career Services Services to help students achieve their educational goals and develop good career and job searching skills. Individual consultations: Resume review; Help with job search; Career exploration; Job postings; Annual career fairs; Mock interviews and interviewing tips; How to dress for an interview. http://site.nnmc.edu/page/career-services

Academic Support Math Center

Writing Center

Student Success Center

Tutorial Program

Individual tutoring, study groups, and math tutorial software are available to support student enrolled in math courses. Offer courses for personal and career development such as “Becoming a Master Student.” These courses help students develop basic skills and to enhance their educational and career outlook.

One-on-one sessions help students brainstorm, organize and draft writing assignments. Free tutoring in several academic subjects by professional and peer tutors on either a oneto-one or small group basis.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Home of the Eagles. http://www.goeaglesonline.com/index.html Men’s &Women’s Cross Country Men’s &Women’s Basketball

Men’s &Women’s Golf Men’s &Women’s Bowling

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login. Instructors post syllabi, lecture notes and class assignments; use email and discussion boards; utilize multimedia content; and conduct class meetings online. Three Associate of Applied Science degrees are offered online: Business Administration; Military Studies; General Agriculture. http://distance.nnmc.edu/student-resources

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1155 University Blvd, SE Albuquerque, NM 87131 505.277.0111/505.277.8900

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Website: http://www.unm.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.unm.edu/welcome/travel.html College Catalog: http://catalog.unm.edu/catalogs/2011-2012/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universityofnewmexico

Good to Know! • Offering more than 210 degree and certificate programs, UNM has 94 bachelor’s degrees, 74 master’s degrees and 40 doctoral programs. • Home to the Lobos and part of the Mountain West conference the University Arena or “The Pit” was ranked 13th by Sports Illustrated as one of the top 20 sports venues of the century. • UNM was the only New Mexico university to be ranked among the top 25 colleges and universities for Latinos by Hispanic Magazine. The University is ranked first among law schools by Hispanic Business magazine. The School of Engineering is ranked fifth and the School of Medicine sixth.

Online Learning UNM Statewide programs offer students throughout New Mexico and beyond the opportunity to achieve a degree from UNM without the need to leave their own community. Degree completion programs are available in many academic fields. A variety of delivery methods bring classes to the student: face-to-face in the classroom or by Instructional Television (ITV) at the UNM Statewide education centers, online through WebCT, or as correspondence courses. http://statewide.unm.edu/

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Career Services http://www.career.unm.edu/index.php Helps students and alumni to develop, evaluate, and implement career, education, and employment decisions. Services: Employment Database; Internship Database; Career Fairs; Workshops; Presentations; Career Advisement, Career Assessments; On Campus Recruiting; Resume Assistance, Interviewing Resources; Cooperative Education Opportunities; Networking Skills; Cooperative Education; On-Campus Recruiting; Career Fairs; Job Listings. http://pathfinder.unm.edu/campus-services/career-assistance.html

Academic Support Center for Academic Program Support-CAPS

Free-of-charge educational assistance program available to UNM students enrolled in undergraduate classes. Provides tutoring for many undergraduate courses numbered 100399. A variety of workshops are offered throughout the semester. Topics range from Study Strategies to Test Reviews and Discipline-Specific content. Workshops are scheduled regularly over the course of each semester, and are open to all undergraduate and graduate students. http://caps.unm.edu/

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities The 2010-11 athletics season was hugely successful as 14sports were represented at NCAA championship events, the second most since 15 went for the university in 2004-05. New Mexico finished 54th in the Learfield Director’s Cup standings. The Lobos brought home conference championships in women’s soccer, baseball; men’s cross country, and women’s cross-country. New Mexico had four Academic All-Americans (Tor-Hokon Hellebostad-Skiing, Amanda BestWomen’s Basketball, Kelly Williamson-Volleyball, and Travis Ross-Men’s Golf) and 10 Academic All-District selections. Most importantly, all 21 programs broke the NCAA’s 925 threshold in the Academic Progress Rate, a first for the university. http://www.golobos.com/

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1000 W. College St. Silver City, NM 88061 Admissions Toll Free: 800.872.9668 admissions@wnmu.edu

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Website: http://www.wnmu.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.wnmu.edu/admin/businessaff/purchasing/directions.shtml College Catalog: http://www.wnmu.edu/catalog10_11/10-11 catalog.pdf Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WesternNewMexicoUniversity

Good to Know! • Established on February 11, 1893, WNMU now offers more than 70 areas of study. Ten master degrees, 41 baccalaureate degrees, and 18 associate degrees and certificate programs are available. Fields of study include accounting, criminal justice, education, nursing, occupational therapy, and zoology. • WNMU’s Gallup Graduate Studies Center hosts a School of Education, other areas of interest include Criminal Justice, Occupational Therapy, Business Management, Nursing, and Social Work. • WNMU has the only Bachelor of Chicano/Chicana Hemispheric Studies degree in New Mexico. WNMU also supports learning centers in Deming, Truth or Consequences, and Lordsburg, New Mexico. • In 2003 WNMU was the first 4-year university in the state to be recognized by Quality New Mexico with its highest honor, the Zia Award. The Best Practice Award was received by WNMU’s School of Education in 2005. In 2006 the Silver City Chamber of Commerce awarded WNMU its Large Business of the Year Award.

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More than one hundred courses are offered online. Two bachelor degrees, in Criminal Justice and Occupational Therapy, and a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree, can be obtained exclusively through online classes. A newly designed E-Commerce Degree is available. WNMU offers approximately 100 online courses each semester, ranging from lower-division general education courses to graduate courses. Several degree programs are offered entirely online. http://www.wnmu.edu/onlineprog/onlineprog.shtml

Career Services Services: Professional Resume Building; Cover Letter Assistance; Mock Interviews; Career Fairs; Classroom Presentations; Cooperative Education Program; Credential Services; Internship Resources; Employment/Internet Resources http://www.wnmu.edu/placement/careerservicesmain.shtml

Academic Support Students receive encouragement to become self-reliant, confident, and successful in their academic endeavors. Academic support professionals provide academic advising, tutoring, job placement, testing, and career development. Equipped with state of the art computer technology and situated in an easily accessible location, students are prepared to become proactive in their learning experience. http://www.wnmu.edu/asc/index.shtml

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities WNMU is a member of the NCAA Division II and highly competitive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Mustangs participate in softball, football, tennis, volleyball, basketball, golf, and cross-country. http://www.wnmumustangs.com/

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Central New Mexico Community College “Changing Lives, Building Community” Main Campus: 525 Buena Vista Dr. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 CNM Contact Center 505.224.3000

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://cnm.edu/campus/index.php Directions to Campus: http://www.cnm.edu/about/cnmmaps.php College Catalog: http://www.cnm.edu/coursecatalog/index.php Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CNMonline

Good to Know! • Career, technical and developmental courses are tuition-free if student lives in the CNM District. • Main Campus is located at Coal and University, SE in Albuquerque. Students are served at these locations: CNM Advanced Technology Center, 4700 Alameda Blvd., NE CNM Workforce Training Center, 5600 Eagle Rock Avenue NE CNM Montoya Campus, 4700 Morris NE, between Montgomery and Spain CNM South Valley Campus, 5816 Isleta SW CNM Rio Rancho Campus, 2601 Campus Blvd. NE, near City Center • CNM offers 47 associate’s degrees that span the arts and sciences and career and technical fields and 52 certificates in business, health, technologies, and other career and technical fields. College courses that are transferrable to four-year universities in more than 30 arts and sciences disciplines are available.

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Academic Advisement & Job Connection Services

Maintains a collection of career development materials at the Career Resource Centers at the Main, Westside and the Montoya campus. These resources are available to all CNM students free of charge. http://www.cnm.edu/depts/aacd/services.php • Completing the “My Major Decision” career exploration exercise • Taking career assessments and inventories • Finding out how personality, values, interests, and skills relate to career choice • Determining the right career path that complements a college major

Academic Support

The Assistance Centers for Education (ACE)

Offers a variety of tutorial services to students in all Schools, from drop-in tutoring to scheduled appointments to online tutoring. http://www.cnm.edu/depts/ace/index.php • Math Learning Center: Support for developmental math students. • Tutorial/Learning Center: Tutors & other resources for all levels. Open to the public. • Online Tutoring for CNM students: Receive help from tutors over the Internet. • Writing & Reading Assistance Center: Support for developmental English & reading. • Supplemental Instruction: Receive academic support through peer-assisted study sessions in targeted courses. • Open Computer Lab: Internet, general applications, & CNM-specific programs.

Wellness Center Weight and conditioning equipment is available for student use at the Main Campus.

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Career Services

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417 Schepps Boulevard, Clovis, NM 88101-8381 575.769.2811, Toll Free: 800.769.1409 Fax: 575.769.4190

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Website: http://www.clovis.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.clovis.edu/type4.asp?pageid=campusmap College Catalog: http://www.clovis.edu/Type3.asp?pageid=catalog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Clovis-Community-College/107885782568224

Good to Know! • Clovis Community College was established in 1961 as a branch campus of Eastern New Mexico University. • The first phase of a funded Allied Health Center to support the Nursing Program opened in fall 2009. Construction of the second phase began March 2011 and is scheduled for completion in 2012. • Offering a wide range of degree programs and occupational programs, the College serves over 4,000 students. • Recognized for exceptional teaching and leadership, three instructors have been named recipients of the 2012 Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD): Carl Armstrong, Adjunct Physics Instructor; Bradley Heath, Health and Physical Education Instructor; Monica Sanchez, Accounting and Business Administration Instructor.

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Students have an opportunity to take courses online and can find out if online learning is a good option for them through “eCampus�. To take a Self Assessment visit: http://www.clovis.edu/Type4.asp?pageid=ecsurvey http://www.clovis.edu/type3.asp?pageid=online

Career Services Resume Assistance; Job Listings; Career Advising http://www.clovis.edu/Type3.asp?pageid=careercenter

Academic Support There are four support centers on campus: Center for Student Success; Math Learning Center; Writing Center; Science Tutoring in the Library. Free tutoring is offered in person or online. http://www.clovis.edu/Type2.asp?pageid=css

Health and Fitness Center Designed to improve quality of life, students and community residents to take an exercise class or use state-of-the-art facility during off times. A 44,400 sq. ft. building houses a fully equipped weight room with weight machines and free weights. The aerobics lab improves cardiovascular health with cross-trainers, treadmills, steppers, or bicycles. Facilities include: A two-court basketball gym

Outdoor walking/jogging track

6 racquetball courts

25-yard, 4-lane lap pool for aqua aerobics and fitness, water walking, and free swim

2 dance studios 4 lighted outdoor tennis courts

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Online Learning

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Doña Ana Community College

“Where Students Come First!” Administrative Offices, 2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd Las Cruces NM 88011 575.528.7000 Toll Free: 800.903.7503 Fax 575.528.7300

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://dabcc.nmsu.edu/us/ Directions to Campus: http://dabcc.nmsu.edu/us/facilities.shtm College Catalog: http://dabcc.nmsu.edu/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dona-Ana-Community-College/110328542329047

Good to Know! • DACC provides services at seven locations: Central Campus-3400 S. Espina St, Las Cruces East Mesa Campus-2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd, Las Cruces South County Centers-Gadsden Center - 1700 E. O’Hara Road, Anthony Sunland Park Center - 3365 McNutt Road, Sunland Park Mesquite Neighborhood Learning Center-890 N. Tornillo St., Las Cruces Workforce Center-2345 E. Nevada St. Las Cruces Chaparral Learning Center-625 Paseo Real Drive, Chaparral

OVERVIEW

• Created in 1971 as a branch campus of New Mexico State University, the college’s central campus in Las Cruces is contiguous to the state university’s campus. New Mexico’s fourth largest degree-granting institutiont and a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, 923 associate degrees and 547 certificates awarded in academic year 2010-2011.

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Do単a Ana Virtual Education (DAVE) offers students the flexibility of earning college credits by providing On-Line courses. Distance Education courses count towards a degree in the exact same way as classroom courses. http://dacc.nmsu.edu/vlit/index.asp

Career Services Help finding a job through Cooperative Education, resume assistance through Optimal Resume and Aggie Career Manager. http://dacc.nmsu.edu/library/CS.shtm

Academic Support

The Student Success Center

Offers free Tutoring and learning assistance in most subject areas. The center provides a comfortable and encouraging environment and faculty - recommended tutors that assist students in achieving their academic goals. http://dabcc.nmsu.edu/SSC/index.html

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities DACC students are eligible to use the sports & recreation facilities on the main campus of New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator https://nmsu.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx

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Eastern New Mexico University, Roswell

52 University Blvd., Roswell, NM 88203 Mailing Address: PO Box 6000 Roswell, NM 88202-6000 Toll Free: 800.243.6687 575.624.7000

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/enmu-roswell-directions College Catalog: http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/student-services/advising-and-retention/ advising-and-retention-forms-and-documents Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Eastern-New-Mexico-UniversityRoswell/131141638465

Good to Know! • More than 70 certificate and associate degree programs are available • ENMU-Roswell also offers access to complete bachelors and master’s degrees on campus through ENMU in Portales. More than 4,000 students enroll in credit classes each semester. • The faculty-student ratio is kept low, with small classes, allowing instructors to provide support and personal attention to students. • Approximately 650 computers are maintained for student use. • ENMU-Roswell has the only FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technology program in Southeast New Mexico. • ENMU-Roswell operates a unique occupational training Special Services program for students with disabilities.

OVERVIEW

• The Health Science Center is equipped with the latest in medical equipment for those pursuing degrees in health care fields

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More than 150 online classes are offered each semester. http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/welcome-to-distance-education

Career Services Career Resource Center

Provides free services to students and alumni to assist with job searches, resume and cover letter preparation, and interviewing skills. Interest inventories, such as Choices helps students learn more about themselves, establish direction, and choose a college major. http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/component/content/article/71-student-handbook/344-newstudent-relationscareer-resource-center

Academic Support Learning Resource Center

Includes library services, a Media Center, computer labs and offices, and classrooms. The library has an extensive collection of more than 45,000 books, newspapers, magazines, records and state documents. The Learning Lab offers free tutoring in math, English, and other courses, helping to arrange for tutoring in any courses offered. http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/student-services/learning-lab-tutoring/tutoring

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Intramural Sports

Intramural sports competitions include 3-on-3 basketball, 5-on-5 basketball, flag football, Wednesday intramural events, racquetball, tug of war, 3-mile run, agility run, shuttle run, chess, checkers, badminton, table tennis and weight lifting. http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/student-services/student-activity-board/intramurals-sports

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Online Learning

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.roswell.enmu.edu/component/content/article/ 57-financial-aid/681-net-price-calculator

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Eastern New Mexico University, Ruidoso “Education with an Altitude” Ruidoso, NM 88345 575.257.2120 Toll Free: 800.934.3668 Fax 575.257.9409

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.ruidoso.enmu.edu/index.html Directions to Campus: http://www.ruidoso.enmu.edu/about%20us/directions.html College Catalog: http://issuu.com/enmuruidoso/docs/2013_catalog?mode=window&viewMode=doublePage Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ENMURuidoso

Good to Know! • Established in 1991, the ENMU Ruidoso Off-Campus Instruction Center offers Lincoln County residents’ access to higher education classes offered locally. In July 2005 the ENMU Ruidoso Campus became the 18th two-year college in New Mexico and was created as a Branch of ENMU. • Located in the heart of the multicultural “playground of the Southwest,” Ruidoso has long been the favorite recreation destination in New Mexico’s spectacular Sacramento Mountains. From the All-American Futurity (America’s richest quarter horse race) to the breathtaking grandeur of the two million acre Lincoln National Forest, the region has something to offer everyone. Rich in heritage and history, Ruidoso and Lincoln County witnessed the epic close of the American Frontier. Today, tens of thousands of tourist from all over North America visit the Ruidoso area each year. Near by is the 460,00-acre Mescalero Apache Reservation with its spectacular Inn of the Mountain Gods and Ski Apache resort. Since 1991, ENMU-Ruidoso has become a favorite place to pursue higher education in the “tall cool pines” of Ruidoso.

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

Eastern New Mexico University has been a pioneer in distance education with approximately 30 years of experience in alternative delivery systems for educational programs. Undergraduate and

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Career Services Student Advising Center

Uses interest inventories, such as the O’Net software program and other career resources to help students and community residents learn more about career interests, decide what college programs might be suitable for their goals and select an appropriate major. Help for students and job seekers with implementing career plans with connections to job banks and tools for writing resumes, practicing for interviews and job searches. The Lincoln County Works Center provides free services to individuals who need job training, unemployment assistance, educational programs and career counseling. These programs are located in a single facility at 203 White Mountain Dr., Ruidoso, NM to provide more efficient services. • Posting of job announcements and internet job links • Helping with resume & cover letter writing

• Conducting mock interviews • Helping with career exploration

Academic Support Tutoring services are available at no cost to students for certain classes.

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graduate programs are offered in a variety of communities in southeast New Mexico. Programs feature a variety of delivery instruction, both across programs and within courses, depending on the nature and content of individual courses.

Wellness Center Weight and conditioning equipment is available for student use at the Main Campus.

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.ruidoso.enmu.edu/npc/npcalc.htm

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Luna Community College “The People’s College “ 366 Luna Drive Las Vegas NM 87701 505.454.5312

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.luna.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.luna.edu/tour/ College Catalog: http://www.luna.edu/catalogs/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Luna-Community-College/110720842289191

Good to Know! • Luna Community College (LCC) is the only community college in northeastern New Mexico. LCC is located in the lower slopes of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range overlooking the City of Las Vegas, New Mexico. LCC enjoys an outstanding reputation for its caliber of facilities, teaching methods, curricula, and dedication to excellence. • LCC has satellite centers in Springer, Mora and Santa Rosa • The college derives its name from Maximiliano Luna, who was Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Territory of New Mexico in 1899. Luna was also a Captain of the Rough Riders, U.S. Voluntary Cavalry, and a First Lieutenant of the 34th U.S. Volunteer Infantry. Many of the Rough Riders, a mounted cavalry unit that fought in Cuba during the Spanish American War, were recruited in Las Vegas.

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

LCC has many course offerings online including entire Associate’s degrees in Business Administration, Military Studies, and General Agriculture. Distance education courses via two mediums: interactive television (ITV) and the Internet utilizing Blackboard/WebCT. http://www.luna.edu/dl_support/

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ACCESS Center

Student who have a difficult time selecting a career or program of study receive assistance from educational advisors who help them: 1) explore interests and needs; 2) develop an educational plan, and 3) identify possible career, vocational, and academic choices. Career Solutions System, a computerized career-decision making program is available. Placement services assists students with job search strategies, résumé writing, interviewing techniques, job retention, employment ethics, and information relevant to the labor market.

Academic Support Tutoring services are available in most academic areas. Any registered student is eligible for free tutorial program services. Student success strategies and seminars are offered to encourage educational and career success. A variety of learning techniques, seminars, and workshops are held throughout the academic year. http://www.luna.edu/tutoring-services/

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Luna Community College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). LCC is part of Region V and participates in Division II of the NJCAA. LCC competes in men’s baseball and women’s softball. Both men and women play against college teams from Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Wellness Center

Students can utilize these services at the Center: Cardio Equipment: Treadmills, Stationary Bikes, and Stair Steppers Weights: Free weights, Cable weights Basketball Court Volleyball Nets

Boxing room with speed bag and heavy bags Classes Offered: Physical Fitness; Weight training; Step Aerobics; Kick boxing; Self Defense Karate; Boxing/Kickboxing Techniques; Yoga

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Career Services

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://luna.edu/media/NetPriceCalculator/npcalc.htm

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Mesalands Community College Come grow with us! 911 South Tenth Street Tucumcari, NM 88401 575.461.4413

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.mesalands.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.mesalands.edu/about/maps-and-directions/ Written Directions: http://www.mesalands.edu/Student/ProspectiveStudent_Directions.htm College Catalog: http://webservices.mesalands.edu/index.php?page=catalog-by-section Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mesalands-Community-College/106111212752962

Good to Know! • Students have an opportunity to experience everything from the “old”, an Associate of Arts Degree in Paleontology, to the “new”, an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Wind Energy Technology at the new North American Wind Research and Training Center. In partnership with the University of New Mexico and Franklin University, Mesalands also offers a variety of Baccalaureate degrees. • The Dinosaur Museum contains some of the finest bronze sculpture replicas of age-old dinosaurs, created by students in the Foundry.

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

Distance Education courses are delivered using the most innovative, cutting edge technology and methods available including: Online courses; Telecourses via Mesalands Telecommunication Network, Channel 96 in Tucumcari; Video College (VHS tapes or DVD’s viewed at home); Digital Interactive Television (DITV) http://www.mesalands.edu/academic-programs/distance-education-2/

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The Career Center

Assists students with career choices, prospects, trends, and educational requirements and help with finding employment and investigating areas of interest as possible career choices. Access to a number of resources is available to students to investigate career and educational opportunities, to develop job-seeking skills, and to learn how to compete for jobs. Resources for students seeking information on job search skills, the labor market, employment trends, or educational programs. Computers are available with multimedia career software for career exploration and resume preparation.

Academic Support Success Workshops

Workshops are provided each semester for student enrichment on topics including include note-taking skills, academic success strategies, time management, searching for scholarships, staying healthy, relaxation techniques, identifying your learning style, anger management, computer literacy, voter registration, Web CT, and others.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Intercollegiate Sports

The Rodeo Team was introduced as the first intercollegiate sport in the fall semester of 1998. A member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, the team competes in the Grand Canyon Region. The College team is co-ed. Students must meet national eligibility guidelines and be enrolled full-time in order to participate in the college rodeos throughout the region. The top athletes from the region compete in the College National Finals Rodeo in June each year.

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Career Services

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.mesalands.edu/npc/index.htm

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New Mexico Junior College 1 Thunderbird Circle Hobbs, NM 88240 575.392.4510 Toll Free: 800.657.6260

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.nmjc.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://go-thunderbirds.com/insideathletics/drivingdirections/ College Catalog: http://www.nmjc.edu/academics/collegecatalog.aspx Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewMexicoJC

Good to Know! • New Mexico Junior College enjoys the distinction of being the first junior college built in the state. • The college offers nationally renowned NJCAA athletic programs in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball and golf; women’s cross country, women’s track, men’s and women’s rodeo. • The small student body at NMJC allows the faculty to provide individual instruction for students requiring personal assistance.

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

NMJC offers a variety of ways for students to learn in an online environment: Hybrid Courses (A combination of Internet and classroom instruction) and ITV where live classes are offered in multiple locations using two-way audio/video technology. http://www.nmjc.edu/distancelearning/coursescourseschedules/frequentlyaskedquestions.aspx

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Career Information Center

Offers students help students with exploring possible career choices and college majors. Resources include career-interest tests, books, pamphlets, and articles about career opportunities. http://www.nmjc.edu/studentservices/counseling/career.asp

Academic Support The Learning Resource Center

Equipped with desktop computers that can be used by students to prepare assignments for their classes. Internet access is available as well as audiovisual materials and software that may be used by students to enhance the learning process. Assistance is available for the beginning to more advanced college student. Tutoring is available to students at no cost. It is possible to receive one-on-one, online, and group tutoring. “Walk in” tutoring is also available.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Intercollegiate Athletics

New Mexico Junior College’s Intercollegiate Athletic program is rich in tradition and program success. NMJC currently fields teams in the following areas: Men’s and Women’s Basketball; Women’s Basketball; Men’s and Women’s Rodeo; Women’s Track Men’s Golf NMJC is a member of the Western Junior College Athletic Conference, which includes two-year colleges from Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. The NMJC Rodeo program competes under the auspices of the Southwest Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. The Athletic Program at NMJC has produced individual and team conference, regional, and national champions throughout its rich history. http://go-thunderbirds.com/

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Career Services

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New Mexico Military Institute Roswell 101 West College Boulevard Roswell, NM 88201 Toll Free: 800.421.5376

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.nmmi.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.nmmi.edu/admissions/directions.htm College Catalog: http://catalog.nmmi.acalog.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Mexico-Military-Institute-ARMYROTC/183599695000968?sk=wall

Good to Know! • NMMI’s small class sizes, low student to teacher ratio, enables faculty to interact closely with cadets, both inside and outside of the classroom. • Each cadet is assigned an academic advisor who monitors their progress, assists them in getting the most out of the educational experience, and helps them identify and gain acceptance to a college or university of their choice. • The tenured members of NMMI’s faculty hold Ph.D.’s and Master degrees, are renowned for teaching excellence, mentorship of students, scholarly engagement, and commitment to each cadet’s success.

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• Over 88 percent of NMMI graduates go on to a four- year college. New Mexico Military Institute is represented in the major colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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In keeping with their mission, the Institute does not offer distance education courses.

Academic Support The Toles Learning Center Each cadet is assigned an academic advisor who monitors their progress, assists them in getting the most out of the educational experience, and helps them identify and gain acceptance to a college or university of their choice. The Toles Center offers programs, activities, and strategies to support and enable cadets to experience academic success, maximize learning potentials, produce high quality work, succeed in a multi-cultural world, and be prepared for a full range of options and opportunities. http://www.nmmi.edu/sac/

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities NMMI has 9 junior college teams known as the Broncos, and compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association at the Division I level. In the NJCAA’s Region V, teams play in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference, except for football, which plays in the Western States Football League. Baseball Cross Country Basketball Tennis

Football Track & Field Golf Volleyball

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New Mexico State University - Alamogordo 2400 N. Scenic Drive Alamogordo, NM 88310 575.439.3600

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://nmsua.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://nmsua.edu/map/ College Catalog: http://nmsua.edu/catalog/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/NMSU-Alamogordo/125055190943226

Good to Know! • Over 50 years ago, the college started by offering classes at the Alamogordo High School. Now classes are offered at a beautiful campus at the top of the hill overlooking the town of Alamogordo and White Sands National Monument. Enrollment has grown from 278 students per year to almost 4,000 students per semester who are enrolled in a variety of credit and non-credit courses onsite, online, and at Holloman Air Force Base. • The basic two year traditional university-credited education has been expanded and enriched. NMSU-A has evolved from offering only two-year traditional education courses to providing occupational/technical programs and courses for personal enrichment as well as selected bachelor completion programs through NMSU-Las Cruces Distance Education.

Online Learning Learning Technology Center

OVERVIEW

The mission of the Center is to support the use of technology in the learning activities

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Career Services The Career Center Assistance and general information are available on topics such as choosing a career, career and educational exploration, the resume and application, the cover letter, thank you letter and references, job hunting, interviewing, and job success. Career Advising The CHOICES Career Planner Interest Inventories Skills Checklist/Work History Search Career Exploration Workshop Series – “From College to Career”

Academic Support Academic Support Center Promotes independence in learning through one-on-one and group tutoring. It also supports and reinforces instructors’ classroom teaching. Ten computer workstations, a Starboard and a projector are available for student and/or faculty use. Services: Writing assistance; Math & Science Tutoring. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ASC.NMSUA

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of NMSU-A’s students, faculty, and staff. Students: At the beginning of each semester and before the second 8-week classes start, student workshops on Blackboard access, navigation, and how to effectively interact with the variety tools used in Blackboard are presented for students.

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New Mexico State University - Carlsbad

Building Brighter Futures Together 1500 University Drive, Carlsbad, NM 88220. 575.234.9200 Toll Free: 888.888.2199

On-Campus Housing?

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no

Website: http://cavern2.nmsu.edu/~nmsuc/nmsucmain Directions to Campus: http://www.merchantcircle.com/business/ Nmsu-Carlsbad.575-885-9531/map?novum=1 College Catalog: http://cavern2.nmsu.edu/~student/stdmain/?page_id=278 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/NMSU-Carlsbad/110057689016727

Good to Know! • New Mexico State University Carlsbad was established in 1950 as the state’s first community college and was named the Carlsbad Instructional Center. Ten years later, the center was renamed as a branch campus of New Mexico State University. • The college has a facility of 142,000 square feet at its primary Carlsbad campus with more the 500 personal computers for faculty, staff, and student use. The MSDP, a state-of-the-art training program located on campus, is equipped with computer-integrated manufacturing systems and equipment, such as computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, and computer numerically controlled systems (CAD/CAM/CNC). • For 1998, 1999, and 2000, NMSU Carlsbad was the only two-year college in the state to be recognized consecutively by Quality New Mexico.

OVERVIEW

• Courses are offered which apply directly to the university’s Las Cruces campus for graduation at the baccalaureate level. Upper division and graduate level courses are delivered on-site at the Carlsbad campus by NMSU Las Cruces faculty.

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The Learning Technology Center

Supports students by helping them with Blackboard and login issues. The center offers multiple faculty workshops every week and supports the faculty members in all their technology needs, including Blackboard, MS Office, Windows, video streaming, and more.

Career Services The Counseling & Student Development Center (CSDC)

Supports students step by step through their college experience by coordinating services in these areas: Academic Advising Personal Counseling Career and Job Placement Services Student Development Placement Testing and New Student Orientation

Special Needs/Disabled Student Services

and Activities

Also offers various resources to help students evaluate and choose potential careers including, career assessment and interpretation, workshops, college-credit classes, books, magazines and computer software programs. Job placement services include assistance with general job search strategies, writing cover letters and resumes and the coordination of work-study, cooperative and internship opportunities for eligible students.

Academic Support First year students take the COMPASS Placement Test, which determines the level at which they will begin their course work. If students need to strengthen reading, writing, and math skills to ensure their success in college-level classes, they will be placed into the TEAM Center’s non-credit developmental classes in those skill areas. The mission of the developmental education program is to help students cultivate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for success in a college-level curriculum by providing quality instruction and academic support that encourages students to be active participants in the learning process. http://cavern2.nmsu.edu/~csdev/csdevmain/

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New Mexico State University – Grants 1500 N Third St Grants, NM 87020 505.287.6678

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://grants.nmsu.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://grants.nmsu.edu/Student%20Services/Visit/maps College Catalog: http://grants.nmsu.edu/Academics/Course Catalog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/NMSU-Grants-StudentServices/164383156931794

Good to Know! • NMSU Grants Campus was established as a branch of New Mexico State University in 1968 through the cooperative efforts of New Mexico State University and Grants Municipal Schools. • State-of-the-art computer hardware and software labs are located throughout the campus

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

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Student Services staff are available to assist students in the process of identifying and planning educational and career goals. Students are eligible to register with the Aggie Career Manager system that allows them to create and upload a resume that can then be made available to potential employers. Job listings with potential employers are posted in this system. http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/

Academic Support Student Success Center (SSC) The SSC is a place for students to study, get free one-on-one tutoring, and take tests. The SSC also offers a variety of self-paced tutorial programs such as Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing and Rosetta Stone Spanish language acquisition software and an open computer lab. http://grants.nmsu.edu/StudentSuccessCenter

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator https://nmsu.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx

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San Juan College

4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM 87402 505.326.3311

On-Campus Housing?

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no

Website: http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/1.asp Directions to Campus: http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/3538.asp College Catalog: http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/158.asp

Good to Know! • The college now has a credit enrollment of more than 5,500 students per semester. • The newest building is the Health Sciences Center, which includes training space for the College’s programs in Surgical Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Medical Laboratory Technology, as well as a state-of- the-art Simulation Center for ICU, ER and nursing skills. • There are four campuses that make up the San Juan system: Farmington Campus, 4601 College; San Juan College East, 315 South Ash Street; San Juan College West 69 County Road 6500 in Kirtland. 30th Street Center, located at 3539 E. 30th Street; Hutton Street Center • A Native American Center helps first time students with developing skills to integrating their social, cultural, and academic life. Resources include: college catalogs, directories of colleges, transfer program guides, sources of financial assistance, special assistance programs, and Native American organizations. • A Hispanic Latino Center provides cultural activities and events to enhance the college and community. The center assists Hispanic students in their studies, and provides academic, financial and career advisement. Students also gain support through course discussions, networking and informational sessions.

OVERVIEW

• A Veteran’s Support Center focuses on supporting the educational success of U.S. military veterans and their families. The Center assists veterans with college entrance and financial aid applications, adjustment into post-secondary lifestyle, and academic success strategies.

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Merging telecommunications and information technologies allow students, faculty and the community to participate in learning anytime and anyplace through online courses. http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/2859.asp

Career Services Supports the career development of students and provides a path for students and alumni to transition from the educational experience to the business world. Career Services is available for anyone who has ever taken one or more classes at the college. Services include: Help in finding work that will enhance a resume; Resume and cover letter assistance; Tips on career portfolio creation; Career information associated with a degree program from San Juan College. http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/3705.asp

Academic Support Center for Student Engagement

Walk-in tutoring assistance with math, science, writing and accounting assignments. Tutoring for other topics is available upon request. http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/3621.asp

Launch Program

A federally funded grant program that includes a summer science academy, individual assistance for students in math and science,

supports for the AISES Club, and new science participation courses.

Learning Communities

A group of other students take two courses together, which are often organized around a common theme. Students can learn to build connections between subjects and with fellow students. http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/ pages/4225.asp

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Online Learning

Fitness Conditioning Center with an Indoor Track; Climbing Wall; Personal Training http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/936.asp

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/5547.asp

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Santa Fe Community College 6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508 505.428.1000

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.sfcc.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.sfcc.edu/maps College Catalog: http://www.sfcc.edu/course_schedule_and_catalog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SFCCNM

Good to Know! • Today, SFCC serves more than 8,000 students in any given semester in its credit, noncredit and adult basic education programs. • In May 2011 the Trades & Advanced Technology Center was opened, featuring an array of green technology including solar photovoltaic for electricity, electronic sensors of faucets, skylights with fiber optic tubes that reflect and expand light distribution, and gray water storage for campus irrigation. • SFCC now proudly offers more than 70 degrees - spanning everything from film crew training to dental assisting, arts and sciences to counseling. Each student has access to a first-class learning environment that includes modern classrooms, technologically cutting-edge labs and studios, and other highly specialized spaces.

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

Distance learning at SFCC enables students with time and/or geographic constraints to participate in college courses where technology provides a bridge between the faculty and students. Most of the distance courses offered are online courses. The faculty and students

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Career Services Employs Career Development Facilitators who provide guidance in career exploration, job search, and education and training through classroom presentations, seminars, job fairs and individual appointments. Services include career interest assessments, access to a vast career information database, resumes and cover letters, job postings, job search coaching, interview practice, self- marketing workshops, job referrals, matching education and training with career goals, internship opportunities, and connecting to other colleges and nontraditional education and training options. All services are free to students and community members. http://www.sfcc.edu/career_services

Academic Support Tutoring Center

Tutoring is a very important resource for students who wish to be successful in their courses. Free tutoring is available by appointment or drop-in basis for most English, math, office technology, language and science courses when classes are in session. Peer and paraprofessional tutors work with students individually and in small groups. http://www.sfcc.edu/tutoring

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities The William C. Witter Fitness Center is a 124,000 square foot facility that has everything needed to shape up, assess health and fitness levels or just relax. The Wellness Center provides fitness assessments and nutrition information to registered students and to community residents of Santa Fe. Facilities: Tennis Courts; Swimming Pool, Tracks

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interact through a globally recognized course management system designed to deliver an interactive, Web-based classroom over the Internet. http://www.sfcc.edu/distance_learning

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.sfcc.edu/files/finaid/npc/

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The University of New Mexico – Gallup “Stay Close, Go Far” 705 Gurley Ave. Gallup, NM 87301 505.863.7500

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.gallup.unm.edu Directions to Campus: http://www.gallup.unm.edu/map.html College Catalog: http://www.gallup.unm.edu/students-and-family/schedule/index.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/UNM-Gallup-Bachelor-GraduatePrograms/253463501340107

Good to Know! • The largest of the four branch campuses of the University of New Mexico and also the oldest UNM-Gallup has a current enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. • Hosts a south campus at Zuni approximately 35 miles south of Gallup. Located in a beautiful area of the state with spectacular mesas and pinon-juniper grasslands, the student-instructor ratio at the Zuni campus allows for individualized interaction and attention. The facility serves the communities of Zuni, Ramah, Pine Hill and the surrounding area. • Located near the Navajo, Zuni and Hopi Reservations, this campus has the largest Native American student body of any public university in the world, and awards close to $7,000,000 annually in tribal, federal and state grants as well as private, civic, and corporate grants and scholarships

Online Learning

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Career Services Counseling & Advisement Department

Career Directional Testing: Choice software is available in the College Learning Center (CLC) to help determine career interest and directions. http://www.gallup.unm.edu/students-and-family/counselling/index.html

Academic Support Academic Support

• Peer tutoring for students desiring additional assistance. • Limited English Proficiency instruction is offered at various locations throughout the county. • Supportive Services for the Handicapped assists physically disabled individuals in achieving success in their learning experience.

• Video aids to supplement instruction. • Supplemental Instruction offered one-on-one and in small 
groups for vocational education students. • Placement testing • Mentoring for those students needing assistance adjusting to college life.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities UNM-Gallup offers student privileges on the main campus in Albuquerque. Any student may check out recreational equipment from main campus for a fee of $20/semester. Students may also use all the main campus recreational facilities: three gyms, tennis courts, three pools, a wrestling area, several dance areas, a weight room and two golf courses.

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community. Degree completion programs are available in many academic fields. http://statewide.unm.edu/

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator https://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/unm

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The University of New Mexico – Los Alamos 4000 University Dr. Los Alamos, NM 87544 505.662.5919 Fax: 505.662.0344

On-Campus Housing?

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no

Website: http://www.la.unm.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.la.unm.edu/PR/campus_map.html College Catalog: http://www.la.unm.edu/PR/catalog.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/UNM-Los-Alamos-Bachelor-GraduatePrograms/246073065413965

Good to Know! • UNM-Los Alamos is a branch of The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. • UNM-LA began its presence in Los Alamos in 1956 with the establishment of the UNM Los Alamos Center for Graduate Studies. It has a distinguished history of offering graduate degrees in scientific, engineering, management, and health-related fields. The first significant UNM undergraduate offering in Los Alamos began with the establishment of the University of New Mexico Residence Center in Los Alamos in the fall of 1970. • UNM-Los Alamos offers a number of outstanding programs and services to meet a variety of student needs and interest including 14 certificate programs and 18 associate degree programs; community education and customized training courses; small business development seminars through the Small Business Development Centers (Los Alamos and Sandoval Counties); bachelor and graduate degree programs through UNM’s Distance Education Program.

OVERVIEW

• UNM-Los Alamos has partnership programs with LANL, including Computer Training,

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• The 21st Century Classroom Technology Center opened in July 2010, demonstrating how current and emerging technologies can be used to enhance and student engagement and learning. • Offers the only Associate of Science program in Network Administration in New Mexico that has its technical courses fully online.

Online Learning http://www.la.unm.edu/elearn/student.html

Career Services One­Stop Career Center

The Center is dedicated to the professional development and life- long success of the UNM-Los Alamos students and community. Provides free career advice, local job postings, assistance with resumes and cover letters, as well as access to computers.

Academic Support Center for Academic Program Support (CAPS)

CAPS-LA provides tutoring in math, physics, and English. Assistance in other subject areas is offered depending upon the expertise of the tutors. Students may request tutoring in subjects not offered by contacting the Tutor Center office. Tutors are available both by appointment and on a walk-in basis. Students and study groups are encouraged to make appointments with tutors. http://www.la.unm.edu/instruction/tutor_center.html

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and a program through which students may work at LANL while completing a certificate or associate degree.

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1157 County Road 110 Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557 575.737.6200

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Website: http://taos.unm.edu/ askalobo@unm.edu Directions to Campus: http://taos.unm.edu/about-unm-taos/campus-map.html College Catalog: http://taos.unm.edu/student-success/advising/catalog.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/UNM-Taos/173653679362970

Good to Know! • In 2011 UNM-Taos was ranked as one of the top 25 community colleges in the nation for growth. • The campus, situated in a high mountain valley between the Rio Grande and the 1,000 year-old Taos Pueblo retains the laid-back “Taos style” ambience known throughout the southwest. • A collegiate presence has been in the Taos area since at least 1927, when University of New Mexico education and art courses were offered at the local Harwood Museum. In 2001, UNM-Taos was officially approved by the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education and the State Legislature and became a full branch community college of the University of New Mexico on July 1, 2003. • The presence of a college in this remote area is profoundly changing the lives of those in the mountain communities it serves. Curricular programs have been developed through largely entrepreneurial efforts by adjunct faculty to include fine and applied arts, trades and vocations, business and technology, health and human services, medicine and sciences, and liberal arts, all combined with a limited though strong base of student services. UNM-Taos currently serves two Native American tribes, seven school systems, and twelve townships in the Sangre de Cristo region of northern New Mexico.

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Online Learning A variety of delivery methods bring classes to the student: face-to-face in the classroom or by Instructional Television (ITV) at the UNM Statewide education centers, online through WebCT, or as correspondence courses. http://taos.unm.edu/library/college-info.html

Career Services College and Career Prep Program

Helps area high school students attend postsecondary education and assists them to make the transition to collegers. http://taos.unm.edu/academics/collegeprep/index.html

Academic Support The Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA)

Comprised of people and programs working together to foster the best possible student experience at UNM-Taos. Supports students in their academic goals as well as their personal journeys while they work toward certificate and degree completion. Their mission is to promote persistence until graduation or until students are ready to transfer to a 4-year degree program. http://taos.unm.edu/student-success/casa/index.html • Services: • Provides tutoring and supplemental instruction. Offer 1 hour tutoring sessions, study groups and workshops. • ACT Compass Placement Testing Advising

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Graduation Student Activities Accessibility Resources New Student Orientation

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• Southwest Research Center: A partnership between the Harwood Museum of Art, the Millicent Rogers Museum, and the Taos Historic Museums the research Center is a nonlending library with over 12,500 publications focusing on art, history, ethnology, and archeology of the southwest.

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator https://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/unm

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University of New Mexico - Valencia

“A quality education – a lifetime of success.” 280 La Entrada Rd, Los Lunas, NM 87031 505.925.8500

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.unm.edu/~unmvc/ Directions to Campus: http://www.unm.edu/~unmvc/Map/vcmap.htm College Catalog: http://www.unm.edu/~vclasses/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNMVC

Good to Know! • Began serving the educational needs of Valencia County in August 1978 with the establishment of the UNM-Eastern Valencia County Satellite Center. Branch Campus established in March 1981. Continued growth in enrollment and program offerings soon created a pressing need for additional space and new facilities. A new campus in Tome was built in response to this need, opening its doors in the summer of 1986. A library and learning resource center were added in 1994. • In Fall 2000, a Student Community Center was built that provides a Child Daycare Center, UNM Valencia’s Community Education Program, and the Small Business Development Center. Adjacent to it stands a larger Bookstore, and a brand-new, modern Physical Fitness Center. • By Fall 2004, a brand new Health Sciences building was built and houses a cadaver lab, science labs, classrooms and offices. • In Fall 2005 the Vocational/Career Technical Center was completed consisting of classrooms, computer labs, and the TRiO program offices, computer lab and conference rooms.

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

Online courses are delivered through the web offering hybrid courses requiring students attend classes half of the time and access much of the material online. These courses are designed to provide flexibility and convenience students need to meet their educational goals.

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Career Counseling: Career Services is a resource center for students who are undecided about a career, are considering changing careers or jobs, or for those who are about to enter the job market. “Linking Students to the Workplace through Education” is the motto Career Services stands by. A career counselor is available to assist those who are undecided regarding their career selection by administering various interest inventories. Interest Inventories assist individuals deciding on a career by presenting numerous career activities to the user and having the user rate the activities. http://www.unm.edu/~vccs/

Academic Support Valencia Campus Learning Center

Facilitates student learning by assisting students in their academic achievement. Offers workshops and seminars on goal setting, learning strategies, and time management, course specific study groups and reviews. This is the students’ place, a place where they can study in a quiet room, engage in the dynamics of a study group, write papers or develop spreadsheets, work with a tutor, or take advantage of computer assisted instructional software and other study resources.

Highway to Success Program-Learning Communities

Small classes where students enroll in one or more courses together and from a support network; Full-time faculty devoted to English, Math, and Academic Studies; Supplemental Instruction (group tutoring). http://highwaytosuccess.unm.edu/

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities The Fitness and Wellness Education Center includes a cardio room, weight room, group fitness room, fitness assessment room, classroom, showers and locker rooms. Improves the quality of life and health of the campus community concerning all aspects of wellness by providing education, safe effective exercise activities, and assistance in developing a healthy lifestyle. http://www.unm.edu/~fwec/

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Career Services

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Institute of American Indian Arts 83 Avan Nu Po Road Santa Fe, NM 87505 505.424.2300 Fax: 505.424.0050

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.iaia.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.iaia.edu/about/directions/ College Catalog: http://www.iaia.edu/academics/iaia-college-catalog/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InstituteofAmericanIndianArts

Good to Know! • The Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development (IAIA), is the only four-year fine arts college in the nation devoted to contemporary Native American arts. IAIA is a member of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Although one of 36 tribal colleges located in the United States, IAIA is a mix of both Native and non-Native American students. Non-Native American students account for nearly 20 percent of the total student population.

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• IAIA offers bachelor and associate degrees in Studio Arts, New Media Arts, Indigenous Liberal Studies, Creative Writing, and Museum Studies.

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Career Services Career & Scholarship Office Students can obtain information about Native American and mainstream scholarships, internships, calls for art, artist’s residencies, career arts workshops, graduate school programs, and college and university catalogs. In addition, come to the Career and Scholarship Office for information about on-campus work-study, on or off-campus employment, apartment listings, and daycare centers. http://www.iaia.edu/admissions/career-and-scholarship-office/

Academic Support Fitness and Wellness The new Fitness Training Center in the Student Life Activity Center offers exercise equipment, classes, and open hours that provide all students, faculty and staff with an on-campus facility to get in shape and stay in shape. Additionally yoga, meditation, and healthy-cooking classes are offered.

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• Many of the country’s most illustrious contemporary American Indian artists, poets, writers, musicians and cultural leaders are IAIA alumni, while others are affiliated with IAIA as faculty, staff, visiting artists and scholars. Some of the artists include: Dan Namingha, Fritz Scholder, David Bradley, Doug Hyde, Allan Houser, Charles Loloma, Otellie Loloma, Earl Biss, T.C. Cannon, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild.

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.iaia.edu/admissions/financial-aid-and-scholarships/net-price-calculator/ http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/handbooks_and_guides

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Diné College

1 Circle Dr. Route 12 Tsaile, AZ 86556 928.724.6600

On-Campus Housing?

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Website: http://www.dinecollege.edu/ Directions to Campus: http://www.collegeview.com/schools/dine-college/#toppicks College Catalog: http://www.dinecollege.edu/catalog/catalog.php Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Diné-College-AIHEC/215014708579101

Good to Know! • Diné College was established in 1968 as the first tribally-controlled community college in the United States • One College Multi-Sites: Tsééhílí, the “place where the stream flows into the canyon”, is also known as Tsaile, Arizona, where the main campus is located. There are seven regional Dine sites: Crownpoint, Window Rock, Chinle, Ganado, Kayenta, Tuba City. • As a postsecondary educational institution, Diné College awards associate degrees and certificates in areas important to the economic and social development of the Navajo Nation.

OVERVIEW

• The educational philosophy of Diné College “Sa’ah Naaghai Bik’eh Hozhoo”, the Diné traditional living system, places Dine’ life in harmony with the natural world and the universe. This unique educational philosophy and mission is grounded in Navajo cultural traditions. This philosophy guides all aspects of Diné College’s educational planning activities, as well as priority setting and implementation of research projects.

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Academic advising is a vital service available to all students to help understand a degree checklist and career choices. Advising assures students have the necessary information that will help make good decisions about academic goal. Advisors assist student with admissions, transferability, career assessment, financial aid counseling and registration. Full- time faculty advisors are available at Tsaile and Shiprock during fall and spring terms. At all Regional locations, Program Coordinators are available to assist students with advising and registration.

Academic Support Learning Centers

Learning Centers are located at the Tsaile and Shiprock campuses. The Centers provide academic support to students including: 
 Placement Testing for incoming students, Proctor Testing for course work, Free one-on-one tutoring by peer tutors for “need based” subjects and Computer labs.

Student Development Program

This program connects students to campus and local resources in order to support their education. Some of the resources include counseling, academic and personal advising, and referrals to outside agencies.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities

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Career Services

Nicknamed the “Warriors,” Diné College teams have won more than their share of conference, regional, and national championships. Winning Archery, Cross Country, and Rodeo teams have become a tradition at Diné College in both men’s and women’s sports. http://www.dinecollege.edu/gowarriors/index.php

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.dinecollege.edu/finaid/npcalc.php

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Navajo Technical College

Lower Point Road, State Road 371 Crownpoint , NM 87313-0849 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 849 Crownpoint, NM 87313 505.786.4100 Fax: 505.786.5644

On-Campus Housing?

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no

Website: http://www.navajotech.edu Directions to Campus: http://www.navajotech.edu/index.php/directions-to-campus College Catalog: http://www.navajotech.edu/index.php/returning-students Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Navajo-Technical-College/143261069079000

Good to Know! • Navajo Technical College is committed to offering quality technical, vocational and academic degrees and community education in a student-oriented, hand-on learning environment based on the Diné Philosophy of Education: Nitsáhákees, Nahátáh, Iína, Sihasin. • The vision of Navajo Technical College is to educate Navajo individuals; to utilize state-ofthe-art technology; and to enhance the desirable character traits of integrity, self-discipline, loyalty, and respect, which give the Navajo people hope, courage, and the resiliency essential to their survival as a people, using the strengths inherent in the Navajo cultural values and traditions.

Online Learning

OVERVIEW

Distance learning and online teaching technology are used to provide relevant and timely coursework, information, and training to enhance the learning experience by removing the barriers of both time and place. Once the distance education program is fully implemented, students can enroll at NTC from off-campus computer labs or at home. http://www.navajotech.edu/index.php/online-environment

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Career counseling is offered to provide guidance to students in selecting a career path and a corresponding academic program at NTC. The career and job placement counselor uses computer- based pre-assessment testing to evaluate an individual‘s personality, interests, skills, and aptitude in order to identify his/her career competencies. Students engage in an interactive process that builds self-knowledge and assists them in developing an employment portfolio. Students can build an employment portfolio including a resume, documented accomplishments, pertinent awards and certificates, and a reference list.

Academic Support Tutorial Services Tutoring is available to all students in the STEM lab. The lab offers tutoring services and general use of computers. In lieu of structured tutoring, the facilities may be used simply as a quiet place to work on homework assignments. Tutorial Services is also a source of employment site for students qualified for the work-study program.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Intercollegiate Sports Program • Rodeo Team-a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association and competes with colleges and universities in the four-corners States (Grand Canyon Region: NMSU, ASU, U of A, and Diné College).

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• Archery Team • Men and Women Basketball TeamsCompetitive in the Four Corners region.

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Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute P. O. Box 10146 9169 Coors Road, NW Albuquerque, NM 87184 505.346.2347 Fax: 505.346.2343

On-Campus Housing?

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no

Website: http://www.sipi.edu Directions to Campus: http://www.sipi.edu/about/location/map/docs/directions.jpg College Catalog: http://www.sipi.edu/acadprog/catalog/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southwestern-Indian-Polytechnic-InstituteSIPI-Engineering-Programs/339779393318

Good to Know! • The All-Indian Pueblo Council (a consortium of 19 New Mexico tribes), the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Mescalero Apache Tribe, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and other southwestern tribes began planning for a school to serve American Indian communities during the mid-1960s. In September of 2011, SIPI celebrated its 40th Anniversary. • The Washington Monthly’s 2010 ranking of America’s 50 best community colleges ranked SIPI 35th in the nation based on Active & Collaborative Learning, Student Effort, Academic Challenge, Student-faculty Interaction, Support for Learning and Four-year Graduation Rate.

Online Learning

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Two distance-learning classrooms with video conferencing capability help SIPI expand

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Career Services Academic Counselors work with students to solve personal, social, career and academic problems. The counselors keep in close contact with academic programs and residential lodges, so that students who are encountering difficulties may receive professional guidance and counseling. At the beginning and end of each trimester, the ACT Compass placement assessment is administered to new and returning students to ensure placement in appropriate courses. Career exploration assessments are also available.

Academic Support Academic Support Center

The students’ place, a place where they can study in a quiet area, engage in the dynamics of a study group, write papers or develop spreadsheets, work with a tutor, or take advantage of computer assisted instructional software and other study resources. The Center is a place of comfort where students can reach their academic goals.

Athletics/Recreation Opportunities Recreation Opportunities

TRIBAL COLLEGES

course offerings to tribes around the country. Two computer labs, one dedicated to Geographic Information Systems and one for general computer applications, are available to students.

The Residence Life Program offers a wide variety of recreation activities for residential students and the larger college community. Activities include instructional classes, fitness training, intramural and extramural sports, club sports, public entertainment events, outdoor recreation activities, leadership training, team building, and special events.

Tuition and Cost of Attendance: Net Price Calculator http://www.sipi.edu/students/studsvcs/finaid/finaid-calculator/npcalc.htm

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