Northern New Mexico College

Your place to explore, learn, and grow. Start your future here.

Northern New Mexico College

921 Paseo de OƱate, Espanola NM 87532


Phone | (505) 747-2100

The People
A top-notch Hispanic and Native American-serving institution, Northern attracts students from near and far who are seeking a good value in their education. We have a diverse and highly educated faculty, all of whom take the extra time to engage with students. Northern is growing, yet our faculty are accessible to the students, encouraging them to cross new boundaries, exceed perceived limitations, and seize the opportunity to succeed.

The Place
Northern New Mexico College is located in the Española Valley, adjacent to the Rio Grande River and the Eight Northern Pueblos. The Bandelier National Monument is close to the Española campus, and has a human history dating back to the ancestors of the Pueblo People. An inspiration for artists the world over, Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu was home to Georgia O’Keefe and is only minutes from the El Rito Campus. New Mexico’s vibrant capital Santa Fe is a half hour’s drive south of our Española campus.

The Culture
Come to Northern and discover what inspires you! In our culturally diverse and vibrant region within the United States southwest, you can learn about heritage arts like Folklorico Music and Pottery; and traditional practices such as Adobe Construction and Sustainable Agriculture.   

The Curriculum
Learn and live close to home; take your dreams as far as you want to travel. At Northern you can pursue a bachelor’s degree in Teacher Education, Environmental Science, Engineering, or Nursing.  Become certified in a trade such as Automobile Repair and Refinishing, Plumbing, Cosmetology, or Adobe Construction. Build on your knowledge, enhance your skills, or start a new career at Northern.

The Future
What can you do with a degree or certificate from Northern? One hundred percent of Northern’s Teacher Education graduates have been placed in jobs. Our nurses have found work here and elsewhere in the region. Class of 2011 Northern engineering graduates were hired at Los Alamos National Laboratories, the State of NM, and at Jemez Electric.  You can start your future at Northern.