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Located in Hobbs, New Mexico, New Mexico Junior College is a public institution. The location of New Mexico Junior College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

27 Undergraduate Degrees

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New Mexico Junior College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

New Mexico Junior College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#60 Most Popular Teaching Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at New Mexico Junior College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular General Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is New Mexico Junior College?

Location of New Mexico Junior College

Contact details for New Mexico Junior College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5317 Lovington Hwy, Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: 575-392-4510
Website: www.nmjc.edu

New Mexico Junior College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford New Mexico Junior College?

8% Take Out Loans
15.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At New Mexico Junior College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $2,713 a year. That adds up to $10,852 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at New Mexico Junior College is 15.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

New Mexico Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity

735 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,327 undergraduate students at New Mexico Junior College, with 735 being full-time and 1,592 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  New Mexico Junior College

Gender Diversity

Of the 735 full-time undergraduates at New Mexico Junior College, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  New Mexico Junior College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of New Mexico Junior College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of New Mexico Junior College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 89
Hispanic or Latino 331
White 251
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 62

Over 24 countries are represented at New Mexico Junior College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Jamaica, and Kenya.

Online Learning at New Mexico Junior College

295 Took All Classes Online
2,247 Took At Least One Class Online
11.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,247 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at New Mexico Junior College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of New Mexico Junior College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New Mexico Junior College was 11.2%. This is the #884 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at New Mexico Junior College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

New Mexico Junior College Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching 7 7 14
General Education 0 13 13
Early Childhood Education 0 0 0
TOTAL 7 20 27

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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