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.
 
Never attended NMJC?
  • Be sure to submit and log off your online admissions application. Please allow up to two (2) business days for processing from the date of submission online.
  • Once you've successfully applied, you will receive your student ID (A#).
  • High school student interested in Dual Credit? Visit this page.
  • If you wish to take a few classes with NMJC to fulfill requirements at a different college or university you can apply as a non-degree seeking student with us.
 
Returning to NMJC?
  • If it's been more than 3 years since you have attended NMJC you will need to re-apply for admissions.
  • Otherwise, visit the T-BirdWeb Portal as a First Timer user to regain access. If you have forgotten your student A# email us your full name and date of birth to asknmjc@nmjc.edu.
  • High school students, who took dual credit classes at NMJC, must complete a new application as First Time Freshman after high school graduation before registering for additional classes.
 
International Students
  • Students requiring student visa's visit this page.

  • General Studies
  • Animal Science
  • Automotive
  • Business
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Energy Technology
  • Law Enforcement
  • Nursing
  • Welding
 

You can request program information here.


  • Financial Aid
    • Apply by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.gov)
    • More than 40% of students receive financial aid
    • Visit Financial Aid's page
  • Foundation Scholarships
    • We offer over  200 scholarships
    • Apply here
  • Tuition cost
  Per credit hour 15+ credit hours
Lea County Resident: $40 $600
Out-of-district: $60 $900
Within 135 mi in TX: $60 $900
Out-of-state: $75 $1,125

  • You will need to set up your T-BirdWeb Portal login
  • Official high school transcripts should be sent to transcripts@nmjc.edu 
  • Visit with an Academic Advisor
    • Visit their page to make an appointment 
    • Find out if you need to take the Accuplacer Placement Test
    • You can register for classes during your advising appointment or you can register yourself online
  • Don't forget to pay for courses within 48 hours of registration!
    • Not doing so will get you dropped from your courses

  • Apply for Housing
    • We offer traditional dorms as well as shared apartments 
    • You can also find our different types of meal plans
    • A non-refundable $25 housing application fee is required
  • Browse our campus Events

NMJC holds orientation before the beginning of every new school year. You can find more information by visiting our Orientation page.

Visit our bookstore located in the Ben Alexander Student Center. You can also order your books from our online bookstore. See your class syllabus for required textbooks and materials.
*Click here for helpful step-by-step videos on the admissions process.
 

Apply now

 
 
Prospective students may obtain a copy of NMJC's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report here.
Located in the Ben Alexander Student Center
Monday-Friday
8AM-5PM

Ask NMJC Help Desk

Phone: 575-492-2577
Email: asknmjc@nmjc.edu

Financial Aid Office

Phone: 575-392-5172
Email: financialaid@nmjc.edu

Academic Advising

Phone: 575-492-2577
Email: recruiting@nmjc.edu

Accessibility Services

Phone: 575-492-2576
Email: krueda@nmjc.edu

Student Support Services (TRiO)

Phone: 575-492-2615
Email: vsilva@nmjc.edu