Due to inclement weather, both the El Rito and Española campuses will be closing today, January 30, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Additional notifications will be distributed via the following: Northern’s phone system – 505-747-2100, our website, Facebook Page – facebook.com/NorthernNewMexicoCollege, email – news@nnmc.edu, Subject: Inclement Weather Notification, and local news stations – KOBTV Channel 4, KOAT Channel 7, KRQE Channel 13, KDCE Radio – 950am or 100.7fm. PLEASE DRIVE SAFELY!

Tuition & Fees - Northern New Mexico College

Tuition & Fees

New Mexico Resident Tuition

1 to 12 credit hours, per hour = $114.50
12 to 18 credit hours = $1374 (full-time rate)
18+ hours = $1374 plus $114.50 for each hour over 18.

If you are a Senior citizen (age 65 and above) and are classified as a resident of New Mexico, you will be charged $5.00 per credit for lower division courses or $20.40 per credit for upper division courses. If you enroll for more than 6 credits, charges for those credits over 6 will be made at the rate of $114.50 per credit. (This does not apply to Continuing Education courses.)

Non-Resident Tuition

1 to 12 credit hours, per hour = $425.45
12 to 18 credit hours = $5105.40 (non-resident full-time rate)
18+ hours = $5105.40 plus $425.45 for each hour over 18.

Note: Northern used to allow non-residents to pay in-state tuition if enrolled in 6 credits or less. Recently passed legislation no longer allows that to happen.

Non-Resident Tuition (WUE)

Reduced rate of 150% of resident tuition for eligible degrees, offered through participating state in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (www.wiche.edu/wue)

1 to 12 credit hours, per hour = $171.75
12 to 18 credit hours = $2061 (non-resident full-time rate)
18+ hours = $2061. plus $171.25 for each hour over 18.


For a helpful tool to estimate your cost to attend college,
try our new Net Price Calculator.

Required Student Fees

Applicable to all students

  • Registration fee: $25/term
  • Activity fee: $3/credit hour
    (capped at $36 for 12+ hours)
  • Student Service fee: $10/credit hour
    (capped at $120 for 12+ hours)
  • IT fee:  $20/credit hour
    (capped at $240 for 12+ hours)
  • Building & Equip renewal: $10/credit hour
  • Library student fee: $1.25/credit hour
  • Security fee: $1.25/credit hour

Applicable to students taking 4+ hours

  • Online Access fee: $35
  • Athletic fee: $50

Other fees (as applicable)

  • Online Payment Plan Fee: $25/term
  • Unofficial Transcript Fee:  $2
  • Official Transcript Fee:  $5
  • Graduation: $100
  • Cap & Gown: $37.50

Late Fees

  • Late Registration: additional $35
  • Payment Plan Late Fee:  $10

Test, Lab and other Course-specific fees:

For Graduate Students

  • Graduate Application Fee: $25
  • Graduate Education course fee:
    $200 for 1-6 hours; $300 for 7+ hours
“You will have personalized attention, something difficult to get at larger universities. We provide strong hands-on experiences from day one.” –Dr. Ivan Lopez, Engineering
 The Foundation’s mission is to increase, manage and distribute resources for the benefit of the students, college and community. Visit foundation.nnmc.edu to learn more.