Colleges in New Mexico

Colleges in New Mexico

New Mexico, also known as the “Land of Enchantment” is located in the Southwestern region of the US, where summers can exceed 100 degrees F and winter nights routinely dip below zero. There are 18 colleges in New Mexico, four of which are graduate schools, and one is tribal. The rest are either private or public 4-year institutions. The oldest is the New Mexico State College, while the most selective is the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Federal government spending, oil and gas production, as well as tourism are driving the New Mexico economy. Attractions include the Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Albuquergue International Balloon Fiesta, Taos Pueblo, and International UFO Museum and Research Center.
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“…UNM is a great school, with a very tight community. The teachers are great. The on campus living is an amazing experience.” – Ailbhe from Santa Fe, NM

“…New Mexico State is a homey, clean, adjacent to everything kind of place. A great atmosphere and very nice people to meet. Everything is close by and students are friendly, always around to meet new people. ” – Adrianna from Tucson, AZ

“…I love the atmosphere here at Highlands. Yes, it is a small school and a small town, but that is how I like it. I would rather be able to have my professors actually know who I am, rather than just have me as a number in their system. ” – Stephanie from Albuquerque, NM

“…For a community college it is a very inviting and friendly place to go for fresh out of high school students. The professors are all very friendly and work well with the students in helping them succeed in their classes. The campus isn't too large or...” – Richard from Aztec, NM

“…Great teachers that are fun to be around. Friendly students you will make friends around here. Also always VERY clean.” – Justin from Clovis, NM

“…This is a warm and caring community college with staff in offices who are invested in helping students. No matter what the circumstances a student is dealing with, someone has a suggestion or help. The instructors are caring and interested in you,...” – Mark from Santa Fe, NM

“…you have a lot of one on one time with's a small school and everybody knows who you's a open school so you don't have to take the act or sat and your gpa doesn't matter.” – Jessica from Deming, NM

“…A place to expand ones mind. To question every facet of our existence. To read, write, think, engage oneself and each other, asking the Big Questions. ” – Prospective High School Student

“…It is a great school. The teachers are very motivating and helpful. The classes are not to big and it is NOT expensive at all!!! Over all a wonderful place to learn.” – Amanda from Edgewood, NM

“…The learning environment is excellent. There is help whenever you need it. Everyone is very sociable.” – Levi

“…I would give the University of the Southwest a 8 I love everything about the school. They has small class size so the teacher has time to help and work one on one if you need it. Everyone is really nice and willing to help. There are many different...” – Sarah from Hobbs, NM

“…I rate Eastern New Mexico University a 7, because the classes are the perfect size. There is a ton of friendly people to help with any needs. The administration helps in anyway possible. Great School! ” – Mariah from Portales, NM

“…Very nice school, with very very cheap tuition. All the instructors know what they are talking about and very kind. I would recommend this school to any general studies students. ” – Krysstal from Hobbs, NM

“…This is a great college! The staff and volunteers provide the best help a person can possibly get. It offers unbelievably affordable opportunities that I am grateful for.” – Justin Ryan from Espanola, NM

“…New Mexico State is one of the most involved universities, I have ever seen. They involve their students in a variety of activities around campus. They promote diversity around the campus and classroom.” – Alejandra from Las Cruces, NM

“…as for me i rate Navajo technical college at a 7, why because the school is ok from where i see it. whats pretty cool about it is that they let you have a place to stay at and its at the dorms..” – Ruedell from Chinle, AZ

“…A great school to hone your skills as an artist. Perfect for all types of artist and visionaries wanting to develop and take there art to the next level. A great school to earn a four year degree.” – Derek from Santa Fe, NM

“…the only courses i've taken were online so i can't give a campus review. i really loved my human biology class. i plan to transfer to the main campus in las cruces this summer to pursue a bachelor of science in biochemistry, but will still be taking...” – Kristin from Alamogordo, NM

“…Beautiful school, cheap rent on properties/rooms, low tuition but a great program. Champion Rodeo Team, Wind Energy Research, Iron Pour, plus great support if you need help in your classes. Can't Wait!” – Sonja from Tucumcari, NM

“…great programs to choose from. great student to teacher ratio. small class sizes for better interaction.” – Alexis from Albuquerque, NM

“…University of New Mexico - Gallup is a great place to meet new people and earn a degree. This is a great opportunity to learn and be closer to home. UNM-G is an A+” – OLIVIA

“…Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is an 8.5. The instructors at enmu-r are there to help you to graduate. Since its a small school you have one on one time with instructors.” – Silvia from Dexter, NM

“…This campus is a really nice, small community, college. The classes promote discussion between students and professors due to the small sizes and you have a great chance of asking questions and getting one on one help each class. The campus has a...” – Kirsten from Grants, NM

“…UNM-VC has a variety of different courses you can take to complete your degree. They have great scheduling. This community college is an advanced school for any student trying to earn a degree in any field they like.” – Shanice from Los Lunas, NM

“…Three sentences isn't enough to describe this cultural and exhilarating school. The University of New Mexico provides excellent education in a beautiful environment. The southwestern campus is dazzling, the teachers are inspiring, and the...” – Stacey from Albuquerque, NM

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