Welcome to Northern New Mexico College!
We're pleased you have decided to become an Eagle!

To begin the application process:

A.  Fill out our online application.

B. Submit the following to Northern's Admissions Office:

  • High School Transcripts
  • Transcripts for all dual-credit and college courses previously taken.
  • Placement test scores. Eligible scores are from ACT, SAT and COMPASS placement tests taken within the past two years. If you haven't tested, see the next step.

C. Take your Placement Test

  • Northern offers COMPASS Testing for reading, writing and math.
  • Practice for the test online.
  • Set up a time to come to the testing center.
  • Your test scores will help place you in the right classes your first year.

Admissions Office
Northern New Mexico College
921 Paseo de Onate, Española, NM 87532

Frank Orona, Director of Admissions
Recruitment & Career Services

Tony Gallegos, Assistant Director
Recruitment & Career Services

Virginia Naranjo, Admissions Specialist

Deondra Rodriguez, Admissions Specialist

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Phone: (505) 747-2111

Fax: (505) 747-5449
Mon-Fri, 8 am to 5 pm

For Summer & Fall 2015

Degree/Certificate Students:
Summer: Friday, May 29, 2015
Fall: Friday, August 7, 2015
Non-Degree students:
Summer: Friday, June 5, 2015
Fall: Friday, August 14, 2015

Final Payment Deadline:
Summer: Friday, May 29, 2015
Fall: Friday, August 7, 2015
Pay in full, or 10% down
& payment plan