List of colleges and universities in New Mexico

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The following is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

Institutions[edit]

List of colleges and universities in New Mexico[1]
School Location(s)[a] Control Type Enrollment[b]
(Fall 2018)
Endowment[c] Established[d] Athletics History
University of New Mexico Albuquerque (Main)
Public Research university 30,640 $452.5 million (2019) 1889 NCAA Division I
(Mountain West Conference)
New Mexico State University Las Cruces (Main) Public Research university 18,712 $175.6 million (2019) 1888 NCAA Division I
(Western Athletic Conference)
(Football: Independent)
  • Las Cruces College (1888–1889)
  • New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1889–1960)
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro (Main) Public Research university 1,895 $47.7 million (2019) 1889
  • New Mexico School of Mines (1889–1951)
University of the Southwest Hobbs (Main) Private
(Non-denominational)
Doctoral university 951 $6.6 million (2015) 1956 NAIA Division I
(Red River Athletic Conference)
  • Hobbs Baptist College (1956–1958)
  • New Mexico Baptist College (1958–1962)
  • College of the Southwest (1962–2008)
University of St. Francis Albuquerque[e] Private
(Franciscans)
Doctoral university
New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas (Main) Public Master's university 3,037 $3.5 million (2015) 1893 NCAA Division II
(Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
  • New Mexico Normal School - Las Vegas (1893–1902)
  • New Mexico Normal University (1902–1941)
Eastern New Mexico University Portales (Main) Public Master's university 9,037 $21.5 million (2015) 1934 NCAA Division II
(Lone Star Conference)
  • Eastern New Mexico Junior College (1934–1940)
  • Eastern New Mexico College (1940–1949)
Western New Mexico University Silver City (Main)
Public Master's university 3,248 $14.2 million (2015) 1893 NCAA Division II
(Lone Star Conference)
  • New Mexico Normal School - Silver City (1893–1923)
  • New Mexico State Teachers College (1923–1949)
  • New Mexico Western College (1949–1963)
Institute of American Indian Arts Santa Fe (Main) Tribal Master's university 589 $5.0 million (2015) 1962
Navajo Technical University Crownpoint (Main)
Tribal
(Navajo Nation)
Master's university 1,600 $4.6 million (2015) 1979 Independent
  • Navajo Skill Center (1979–1985)
  • Crownpoint Institute of Technology (1985–2006)
  • Navajo Technical College (2006–2013)
St. John's College Santa Fe[e] Private Master's university 371 $53.3 million (2015) 1964
Southwest University of Visual Arts Albuquerque[e] Private Master's university 49
University of Phoenix Albuquerque[e]
Private (for-profit) Master's university 91 No longer admitting students.[2]
Northern New Mexico College Española (Main) Public Baccalaureate college 926 $3.0 million (2015) 1909 NAIA Division II
(Association of Independent Institutions)
  • Spanish-American Normal School (1909–1953)
  • Northern New Mexico State School (1953–1959)
  • Northern New Mexico College (1959–1970)
  • New Mexico Technical-Vocational School (1970–1976)
  • Northern New Mexico Community College (1976–2005)
Diné College Tribal
(Navajo Nation)
Baccalaureate college
Brookline College Albuquerque[e] Private (for-profit) Baccalaureate college 312 2002[3]
Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque (Main) Public Associate's college 23,553 $7.6 million (2015) 1964
  • Technical Vocational Institute (1964–2006)
Clovis Community College Clovis (Main) Public Associate's college 3,107 $340,000 (2015) 1991
Luna Community College Las Vegas (Main) Public Associate's college 1,093 $850,000 (2015) 1969 NJCAA Division I
(Western Junior College Athletic Conference)
  • Luna Area Vocational Technical School (1969–2000)
Mesalands Community College Tucumcari (Main) Public Associate's college 1,068 $730,000 (2015) 1979 Rodeo: NIRA
(Grand Canyon Region)
  • Tucumcari Area Vocational School (1979–1994)
  • Mesa Technical College (1994–2001)
New Mexico Junior College Hobbs (Main) Public Associate's college 2,247 $7.2 million (2015) 1965 NJCAA Division I
(Western Junior College Athletic Conference)
San Juan College Farmington (Main)
Public Associate's college 6,679 $25.9 million (2015) 1982
Santa Fe Community College Santa Fe (Main) Public Associate's college 4,207 $6.3 million (2015) 1983
Doña Ana Community College Las Cruces (Main)
Public
(New Mexico State University)
Associate's college 7,876 1973
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute Albuquerque (Main) Public
(Bureau of Indian Affairs)
Associate's college 367 1971
Carrington College Albuquerque[e] Private (for-profit) Associate's college 351
New Mexico Military Institute Roswell (Main) Public Military junior college 412 $298.0 million (2009)[4] 1891 NJCAA Division I
(Western Junior College Athletic Conference)
  • Goss Military Institute (1891–1893)
Southwestern College Santa Fe (Main) Private Special-focus institution 176 $770,000 (2015) 1976
  • Quimby College (1976–ca. 1980)
Pima Medical Institute Albuquerque[e]
Private (for-profit) Special-focus institution 565
Southwest Acupuncture College[5] Santa Fe (Main) Private (for-profit) Special-focus institution 37 1980
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Las Cruces (Main) Private (for-profit) Special-focus institution
(Medical school)
476 2013
Trinity Southwest University Albuquerque (Main) Private
(Non-denominational)
Special-focus institution
(Bible college)
400[6] 1989
Southern Methodist University Taos[e] Private
(United Methodist Church)
Non-degree extension 95[8] 1973

Former institutions[edit]

List of former colleges and universities in New Mexico[9]
School Location(s)[a] Control Type Established[d] Closed[f] History
National American University[10] Private (for-profit) Doctoral university ca. 1975 2019
University of Albuquerque Albuquerque (Main) Private
(Archdiocese of Santa Fe)
Master's university 1920 1986
  • St. Francis Summer College (1920–1940)
  • Catholic Teachers' College of New Mexico (1940–1950)
  • College of St. Joseph on the Rio Grande (1950–1966)
ITT Technical Institute[11] Albuquerque[g] Private (for-profit) Master's university 2016
College of Artesia Artesia (Main) Private Baccalaureate college 1966 1971
Santa Fe University of Art and Design[12] Santa Fe (Main) Private (for-profit)[i] Baccalaureate college 1859 2018
  • St. Michael's College (1859–1966)
  • College of the Christian Brothers of New Mexico (fl. 1874)
  • College of Santa Fe (1966–2010)
International Business College Private (for-profit) Associate's college 2007
Western Business Institute[13] Alamogordo[j] Private (for-profit) Associate's college 1994 1996
Insight University[14] Santa Fe (Main) Private Special-focus institution 2011 2017
Albuquerque Bible College and Graduate Theological Institute[15] Albuquerque (Main) Private
(Non-denominational)
Special-focus institution
(Bible college)
1988 2003
Artesia Christian College[16][17] Artesia (Main) Private
(Non-denominational)
Special-focus institution
(Bible college)
1975 1985
Albuquerque Business College[18] Albuquerque (Main) 1903 ca. 1980
Anamarc College[19] Santa Teresa[g] 2014
ATI Career Training Center[20] Albuquerque[g] Private (for-profit) 2012
Brown Mackie College[21][22] Albuquerque[g] Private (for-profit) 2010 2017
AAA Colleges[k][23] Albuquerque[g] Private (for-profit) 1984
Collins College[l] Private (for-profit) 1995

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Includes only locations in New Mexico.
  2. ^ Includes only students enrolled at campuses in New Mexico.
  3. ^ Includes only endowment funds for campuses in New Mexico.
  4. ^ a b Date founded in New Mexico, moved to New Mexico, or first established a branch campus in New Mexico.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i Main campus or headquarters are located outside of New Mexico.
  6. ^ Date closed in New Mexico, left New Mexico, or closed last branch campus in New Mexico.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g Main campus or headquarters were located outside of New Mexico.
  8. ^ Operated during the College of Santa Fe on the former campus of the University of Albuquerque.
  9. ^ Operated in for-profit status as the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.
  10. ^ Operated as a companion institution to Western Technical Institute in El Paso, Texas.
  11. ^ Also operated as AAA Business College in Albuquerque.
  12. ^ Known as Al Collins Graphic Design School when operated in New Mexico.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Visit University of Phoenix - New Mexico Campus". www.phoenix.edu. Retrieved 2019-11-16.
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  4. ^ Cohen, Arthur; Kisker, Carrie (2009). The Shaping of American Higher Education: Emergence and Growth of the Contemporary System (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. p. 542. ISBN 9780470551660.
  5. ^ New Program Fact Sheet (PDF). Southwest Acupuncture College. p. 1. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  6. ^ Metcalf, Richard (November 26, 2007). "Consolidation, a Name, and a School". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  7. ^ Heitzig, Skip (2001). Jesus Up Close. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. p. 241. ISBN 9780842336352.
  8. ^ McLaughlin, Cynthia (February 1, 2017). "SMU-in-Taos ends with record number of applications". The Daily Campus. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  9. ^ Private Post-Secondary List of Closed Schools (PDF). New Mexico Higher Education Department. June 21, 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  10. ^ Metcalf, Richard (November 10, 2015). "National American University bringing 300 jobs to ABQ". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  11. ^ Cooper, Robin (September 6, 2016). "ITT Tech ceases operations, closes 130 campuses including one in Albuquerque". Albuquerque Business First. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  12. ^ "Acknowledging the History and Accomplishments of the College of Santa Fe on the 125th Anniversary of Its Charter". House Joint Memorial No. 62 of 1999. The State Legislature of New Mexico.
  13. ^ "Western Business Institute to close". Alamogordo Daily News. 98 (45). February 22, 1996. p. 1.
  14. ^ "Insight University 2013-2014 Brochure" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 February 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Albuquerque Bible College". Archived from the original on 16 August 2000. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  16. ^ Lemon, Teresa (October 6, 2015). "Looking Back: Artesia Christian College opens to public in 1975". Artesia Daily Press. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  17. ^ Lemon, Teresa (October 20, 2015). "Looking Back: Artesia Christian College prepares to close in 1985". Artesia Daily Press. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  18. ^ Patterson, Homer (1916). Patterson's American Educational Directory. 13. Chicago: American Educational Company. p. 312. hdl:2027/nyp.33433075985949.
  19. ^ Kolenc, Vic (October 23, 2015). "Anamarc embezzlement lawsuit settled". El Paso Times. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  20. ^ "State plans intervention in ATI closure: Attorney General, BBB may launch investigation". KOAT Action News. November 13, 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  21. ^ Dean, Anne (September 25, 2012). "Local Fact Sheet" (PDF). Brown Mackie College. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  22. ^ Baca, Marie (June 22, 2016). "Brown Mackie College in ABQ is closing". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  23. ^ "Tribune Classified". Albuquerque Tribune. 96 (345). December 11, 1977. p. G-9.