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College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico

The College of Arts and Sciences, stands at Northern New Mexico College's center, providing a traditional liberal arts education comprised of the sciences, mathematics, arts, and the humanities.

The education we offer represents the core of what it means to be an educated human being, and a person trained in analytical and logical thinking. We teach the importance of fluent and effective written and verbal communication. We hope to stimulate critical thought and engage the creative spark that lives in all of us. The College strives to enable all students to become active citizens of their community, and also to take their skills beyond the borders they have known, enabling them to live better lives and contribute to the world.

The faculty at the College of Arts and Sciences works to engage all students in the pursuit of academic excellence. As an academic community, we are committed to expanding the knowledge base and enriching the intellects of our students. We invite you to explore this site to find ways in which your life can be enriched through the arts and sciences. Get to know the departments, professors, and fellow students who will guide you and travel with you on your path to a higher education and a richer life.

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.