New Mexico Junior College

5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs
NM, 88240
Tel: (505)392-4510
2,937 students
Public institution

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New Mexico Junior College, as a comprehensive community college, promotes success through learning. In support of its mission, New Mexico Junior College (NMJC) offers a variety of educational opportunities and services to meet needs in the lifelong process of personal and professional development.
School Highlights:
New Mexico Junior College serves 2,937 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
New Mexico Junior College is the only community colleges within Lea County, NM.
The nearest community college is New Mexico State University-Carlsbad (66.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
New Mexico Junior College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,937 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,937 students
1,287 students
New Mexico Junior College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
967 students
832 students
New Mexico Junior College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,970 students
1,021 students
New Mexico Junior College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
New Mexico Junior College sch enrollment New Mexico Junior College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
New Mexico Junior College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
New Mexico Junior College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
New Mexico Junior College Black (2006-2012)
% White
New Mexico Junior College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
New Mexico Junior College More (2007-2012)
New Mexico Junior College sch ethnicity New Mexico Junior College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58 0.45
New Mexico Junior College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,632 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $1,824 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,632 $5,890
New Mexico Junior College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $1,824 $10,050
New Mexico Junior College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

New Mexico Junior College first opened its doors to students in the fall of 1966. Since that time it has grown to be one of the finest community colleges in the "Land of Enchantment" with a current enrollment of 3,239. The campus is contained on 243 acres with over 331,400 gross square feet of building space, worth an estimated $37.3 million. NMJC offers associate degrees in science, applied science, and arts; in addition, several certificate programs in vocational trade areas. There are over 640 courses of study offered annually through NMJC's two instructional sectors: Arts and Sciences and Business and Technology. NMJC maintains a very strong college credit transfer program coordinated with area universities and colleges. Based upon a strong foundation built at NMJC, students transferring to senior universities compete and succeed at a level equal to or above their new college peers. NMJC students have also advanced to successful professional and academic careers. The staff at New Mexico Junior College recognizes the importance of a variety of collegiate experiences, and we are proud of our varied activities that can make your stay at NMJC enjoyable and exciting. Some of the activities include performing arts, visual arts, Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, intramural programs, the Student Nurse Association, Alliance for Minority Participation in Math, Science, and Engineering, and a host of intercollegiate athletics and other activities. New Mexico Junior College is accredited by American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers ,American Association of Community Colleges ,Association of Community College Trustees ,New Mexico Council of Independent Community Colleges ,League for Innovation in the Community College ,Learning Resources Network (LERN) ,National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators ,National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

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