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, Business Administration, Biology, Environmental Science, Information Engineering Technology, Integrated Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music and Nursing.

How much would I save with WUE?
Resident tuition:$2748
Nonresident tuition:$10211
WUE rate (Resident x 150%):$4122
WUE Savings:$6089

Important: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's Annual Tuition and Fees Report for AY2014 - 15 and do not include fees. Actual tuition rates may vary. These rates assume 30 credit hours per year. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office where you want to enroll.

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)    
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD   ASSOC    
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) in Solar Energy   BS    
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   BS    
Mechanical Engineering   BS    
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)   ASSOC, BS    
Pueblo Indian Studies   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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