Cappex.com - College search made simple.
Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.

Discussions

What are others saying about New Mexico Highlands University?

Academic Rigor
3.7407
Dorm Life
2.9464
Food and Dining
2.9074
Bang for the buck
4.1905
Clubs and Activities
3.2857
Campus Safety
3.1765
Most Helpful Review for New Mexico Highlands University
  • Category: In three sentences
  • Review by: Maikeya from Las Vegas, MN
  • 30 out of 30 people found this review helpful

Education here is poor. The University only cares for the university and not the students. The tuition is affordable.

Read the full review

To find more tips for prospective students, what to do for fun and whether this school is great for a particular type of student read the 71 reviews for New Mexico Highlands University

Got something to say?
Create an account to write a review

Need more information?

Curious about something that isn't answered here? Feel free to ask New Mexico Highlands University a question

Discuss this School on Facebook

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
  • 0
  • Betty from Las Vegas, NM
  • Jun-05-2017 I am a past student here

    Most teachers do their best to provide a solid education amidst the troubling incompetence of the administration (except maybe that drunk professor in the Albuquerque social work program). For example, they still have academic calendars from two years ago on the website because IT is just as lazy as the rest of them. Yes, it is a cheap school, and the saying that you get what you pay for is definitely true here. If you just want a piece of paper, and you can handle the constant aggravation of dealing with the ignorance of the staff and administration, and you do not mind the animal and human abuse in the hellhole of Las Vegas, NM, this is the school for you. If you are not Hispanic, be prepared for the intense/dangerous ethnic prejudice of teachers, staff, and locals. If you want an education, competent efficient staff, and an inspiring social scene, go to a real school. This place is a joke.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Estrella
  • Jun-15-2015 I am a current student here

    NMHU is a great college. It is very inexspensive, which is great if you're on a tight budget. The location is ideal, by buisinesses being only a few blocks away.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Sarah from Los Angeles, CA
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    This school needs to be investigated. I am highly disappointed with my college choice. There are just too many unspeakable things that go on here.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Lupita Sisenaros
  • May-19-2014 I am a current student here

    On almost every single student review site, I see that this is not a very good school to go to. I just filled out an application and was planning on attending the school until I saw the town. It looked poverty-ridden and miserable.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Bert
  • Apr-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Its a pretty good school, but I think due to the open admissions the school is kinda going downhill. However, you can get get good education depending on what major you are in (mainly sciences, education, and business are the top choices). It really comes down to what you make of it.

    Read More
  • 0
  • Tara from Albuquerque, NM
  • Jan-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Great social work program that prepares students for career. Professors understand that adult students have children, families, work and lives. Administration is easy to work with to register for classes and whatever else is needing to be done.

    Read More
  • 0
  • blanca from Santa Fe, NM
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Highlands it a nice school in a small town. I like it very much for my first semester was in the fall 2013 I loved it. And the teachers help you the most in everything. Small classes

    Read More
  • 0
  • Kaitlynn
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    NMHU is a small campus with professors who are willing to work with you. It is surrounded by gorgeous scenery, and there is almost always something to do on campus. NMHU is also provides a good education and is pretty affordable.

    Read More