Adult Education

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Hoping for a better future? Get your High School Equivalency credential with  Adult Education (AE) @ Northern New Mexico College.

Adult Education (AE) is a program funded by the state of New Mexico and federal government. We provide free tuition, materials, and access to other college services. We offer educational advisement, library access, and tutoring to better assist adult learners with the following:

  • High School Equivalency (HSE) Exam, an exam in which a passing score results in a credential equivalent to a high school diploma.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • English and mathematics
  • Life skills for student success
  • Basic computer skills
  • We now offer Civics and Citizenship. We also offer job search skills and career preparation courses.

Our facilities include a computer lab that allows students to work on improving writing, math, language as well as basic computer skills. We are located at Northern New Mexico College on the Española Campus.

Adult Education/AE was formerly Adult Basic Education/ABE.

Adult Education (AE) Program Information

Contact us!

Phone: 505-747-5039
Visit us: AD 133, lower level
Hours: M-F, 8 am to 5 pm
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Robert Freeman, AE Director

Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, our experienced faculty, and NORTHERN provides students with unique opportunities for academic, personal and professional growth. “You will have personalized attention, something difficult to get at larger colleges. We provide strong hands-on experiences from day one.” –Dr. Ivan Lopez, Dean, College of Engineering & Technology
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.