2017 Best Colleges in New Mexico

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    Freshman:If you are looking for a tough college to teach you everything you need to know, then this is the place for you. They go hard and dont go easy on you for any reason. Only bad part about this school is the food though! The people definitely make it bearable.
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    University of New Mexico

    • Albuquerque, NM
    • 3,183 reviews
    Niche User:My sister attends UNM and she absolutely loves it! I would love to go to the same college but I'm striving to get a full-ride scholarship! The dorms are spacious and clean. Their academics are definitely top-notch and very challenging. The food is delicious and one of the best out of the other colleges. Many College students are doing several other majors, so you'll almost never come across someone with the same degree as you! I hope to go to the University of New Mexico!
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    New Mexico State University

    • Las Cruces, NM
    • 2,711 reviews
    Junior:The set up of NMSU is really great! Coming from a large city, although Las Cruces is a smaller city, it is such a great place to be at. We all know big cities have much more to do but with NMSU campus, they provide so many options and events for students for free. With such great events, there are really nice and gregarious people behind it all. I really could not have chosen a better school for me.
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    New Mexico Highlands University

    • Las Vegas, NM
    • 571 reviews
    Alum:Professors care and want you to be successful, the campus is a small little community and most people get along well, There are many things to do around if you are into the outdoors, and the town is nice, but it is small. People care about you!
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    Eastern New Mexico University

    • Portales, NM
    • 612 reviews
    Freshman:My first year of college and I felt more than welcomed. I felt like I was visiting family! The professors and faculty in every building and encounter were more than helpful and very kind. They helped me with any question or any confusion. Though some classes were harder than others, I could ask any questions at given times and be granted with a sense of comfort and understanding. I really loved the feel of campus and the helpful hands of the people around me, faculty or friend.
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    University of Phoenix - Albuquerque

    • Albuquerque, NM
    • 149 reviews
    College Junior:I have really enjoyed my college experience with the University of Phoenix. One of the reasons as to why I had considered enrolling at the University of Phoenix, is primarily due to the fact I was able to attend all of my classes online. This has been extremely helpful to my busy schedule of working two jobs, seven days a week. Plus, I have an amazing team of advisors that are able to assist me with any questions or concerns I may have about my classes, instructors, and my tuition.
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    Western New Mexico University

    • Silver City, NM
    • 253 reviews
    College Senior:Overall, I have had little to no conflict with my professors. As a normal student, I have had trouble with a couple course, but searched and got the help I needed thanks to the resources at my school!
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    College Freshman:Almost everything about this school is amazing! The quality of the professors and courses are excellent. The professors especially are usually published artists in the fields they teach and have more knowledgeable teaching styles, they also greatly encourage class interaction, are often available by email or have scheduled office hours, and are often just as artistically "unique" as the students they teach, which allows them to better relate to and communicate with their students. The class sizes, despite their popularity are usually small to average size, which most students greatly enjoy. And the school definitely offers a wide variety of classes. The school's quality is excellent.
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    Northern New Mexico College

    • Espanola, NM
    • 161 reviews
    Freshman:They offer a lot of programs and help with multiple things, they'll never leave you lost. They have great teachers who help and understand you. They have helped me change my life and I'm forever grateful!
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    Navajo Technical College

    • Crownpoint, NM
    • 209 reviews
    College Junior:The professors there teach the students to open their minds and use broad examples to help the student understand that anything is possible. They give the students insights on real world jobs, and help them learn rather than just droning them about knowledge. They want to make an impact on the students to always believe in themselves.
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