New Mexico Junior College


Applying for Admission

Applying for Admission

Whether you're a first-time college student, a transfer student, returning to school after one or more semesters, or are taking classes to upgrade your job skills, New Mexico Junior College can help you achieve your goals.

Our flexible educational programs are designed to fit your lifestyle and meet your educational goals. We offer part-time or full-time; daytime and evenings, semester long and short-term courses.

To learn more about NMJC, check out our online 2018-2019 Viewbook here.

General Admission Steps:

1. Apply Online
Please allow up to two (2) business days for processing from the date of submission online (please be sure to hit submit & then log off).
2. Complete the Accuplacer Assessment Placement Test
Scores in reading, English, and mathematics are required to determine your skill level and needs. For more information regarding the Accuplacer contact our Testing Center (575) 492-2591. If you have completed the Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT at another college or entity, you may send your assessment results to NMJC’s Counseling Office,, to use those scores as placement data. These results must be received prior to registering for classes.
3. Apply for Financial Aid
4. Meet with an Academic Advisor
Meet with an advisor who will help you to develop your educational plan, refer you to appropriate services, and answer specific questions and concerns. You walk in to Ben Alexander or you can make an appointment.
5. Register for Your Courses
There are two ways to register:
  • You can register online through the T-BirdWeb Portal. You will need to go through the First Time User process if you haven't already. You can find some tips on the registration process here.
  • You can also visit with an advisor or counselor in the Ben Alexander Student Learning Center.
6. Pay Your Tuition and Fees Within 48 hours
  • Pay tuition in full in person at the cashier's office by credit card, check or cash.
  • Enroll in the NelNet Payment Plan ($25 registration fee required), and set up your deferred payment schedule. You must enroll in Nelnet within 48 hours of registration.
  • Have financial aid in place, and pay the balance (if applicable) either in full or through a NelNet Plan.
7. Apply for On Campus Housing
Use our Online Housing Application. A non-refundable $25 application fee is required.
8. Get your Student ID
Your Student ID is free of charge and may be obtained in the Gameroom inside the Ben Alexander Student Learning Center. If you live in campus housing, you will receive a special resident ID at Housing Check-In.
9. Purchase Your textbooks
Visit our bookstore located in the Ben Alexander Student Learning Center. You can also order your books from our online bookstore. See your class syllabus for required textbooks and materials.

Click on your special student type to find out your specific steps:

 Follow the admissions steps listed above.

You will need to order your official high school transcripts and have them emailed ( or mailed to: NMJC ATTN: Registrar 1 Thunderbird Circle Hobbs, NM 88240

Transcripts must be received before registration.

Students who have taken classes at NMJC within the last two years DO NOT need to apply for admissions. You will visit the T-BirdWeb Portal as a First Timer user to regain access to the Student Self-Service Banner 9.

If you have forgotten your student A# send us your full name and date of birth to so we can help you. If you need to change your major visit the student records page to find the correct form.

If it has been more than 2 years since you have attended classes at NMJC you will need to fill out a new admissions application using the button below.

If you want to continue taking classes at NMJC after graduating high school you will need to follow the admission steps listed above.

You will need to apply for admissions again in order to change your student type to first time freshman.

You will need to have your official high school transcript sent to Make sure there is a graduation date on transcript or it will be considered unofficial.

You will need to follow the admissions steps outlined above.

We will also need your official high school transcripts. They can be emailed to or mailed to:

NMJC ATTN: Registrar 1 Thunderbird Circle Hobbs, NM 88240

We will also need official transcripts of college(s) previously attended. Contact that college for any questions regarding transcript requests.

Transcripts must be received before registration.

Dual Credit/Concurrent Students

International Students

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Prospective students may obtain a copy of NMJC's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report here.
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Phone: 575-392-5172
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Director of Admissions
Rebecca Whitley-Registrar
Phone: 575-492-2577