Northern New Mexico College


Northern New Mexico College, which serves northern New Mexico through its campuses in El Rito and Espanola, offers associate and certificate programs in a range of disciplines. In 2004, legislative approval and accreditation was extended to Northern, permitting it to offer a four year degree, a BA in Elementary Education. In 2005, legislation was enacted which permitted the college to offer additional four-year degrees. In 2006 the college was renamed Northern New Mexico College.

NNMC offers baccalaureate degrees in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, Biology, Environmental Science, Information Engineering Technology, Integrated Studies (Humanities, Psychology, Pueblo Indian Studies or Criminal Justice), Mathematics, Electromechanical Engineering, Music and Nursing.

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This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Associate of Engineering in Software Engineering   ASSOC    
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) in Solar Energy   BS    
Bachelor's of Integrated Studies - Criminal Justice   BA    
Biology/Biological Sciences, General   ASSOC, BS    
Business Administration and Management, General   ASSOC, BA    
Elementary Education and Teaching   ASSOC, BA    
Environmental Science   ASSOC, BS    
Library Assistant/Technician   CERT, ASSOC    
Mathematics, General   ASSOC, BS    
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)   ASSOC, BS    
Pueblo Indian Studies   ASSOC    
Radiologic Technician   ASSOC    
Substance Abuse   ASSOC    

Enrollment Information

Northern has an open admissions policy for any person who can benefit from the instructional programs offered by the College. No applicant will be denied admission on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, physical handicap, or marital status. However, because Northern is a post-secondary institution, we do have restrictions on admission for those who have not yet graduated from high school.

Detailed information concerning deadlines for submitting applications for admission appear in each semester’s Schedule of Classes and at

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
Northern New Mexico College
921 Paseo de Onate
Espanola, NM 87532
(505) 747-2112

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