New Mexico Junior College

Hobbs, NM 88240
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New Mexico Junior College (NJMC) is located in Hobbs, New Mexico. NMJC was established in 1965 and it enrolls over 3000 students each semester on average. This school is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers students the opportunity to pursue various associate’s degrees and certificates. The school has gained a great reputation by continuing to offer the best education, training, and activities to meet the diverse needs of the community. This is a safe campus that has a commitment to excellence.

The NJMC nursing program offers students the chance to pursue associate's of applied science in nursing degrees. The NMJC nursing program opened back in 1969 and has been teaching nursing students in the community for several decades now. This comprehensive program is designed to align with the principles of the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium and nursing students will learn how to provide quality evidence-based care to patients. The NJMC nursing program has the full approval of the New Mexico State Board of Nursing and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,310
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate52%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1975 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$37/credit
In State Students$56/credit
Out of State Students$64/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $1,665 $2,520 $2,880
ADN 70 $2,590 $3,920 $4,480
BSN 125 $4,625 $7,000 $8,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 76% of New Mexico Junior College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 51% $2,486
Other Federal Grant 2% $500
State Grant & Scholarships 24% $731
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 27% $1,578
Federal Student Loans 8% $2,766
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,702
$30,001 to $48,000$8,373
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

Relevant scholarships

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Mexico state board of nursing.
New Mexico Junior College
5317 Lovington Hwy
Hobbs, NM 88240

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