The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

New Mexico Highlands University

New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) is a public university located in Las Vegas, New Mexico. The university was first established as New Mexico Normal School in 1893, with the prominent archaeologist Edgar Lee Hewett serving as its first president. The institution became New Mexico Normal University in 1902, and then New Mexico Highlands University in 1941, as it expanded its role beyond teacher education. Today, NMHU offers graduate and undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, business, education, and social work.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 379

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17%
12%
6%
15%
50%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
12%
9%
13%
16%
50%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
6%
3%
22%
26%
43%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at New Mexico Highlands University in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from New Mexico Highlands University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at New Mexico Highlands University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at New Mexico Highlands University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at New Mexico Highlands University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

New Mexico Highlands University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from New Mexico Highlands University 0% 0% 0% 6% 12% 17%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from New Mexico Highlands University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from New Mexico Highlands University 0% 0% 0% 6% 12% 17%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 9% 12%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 9% 12%
Enrolled at New Mexico Highlands University 89% 50% 32% 22% 13% 6%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 12% 18% 17% 10% 9%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 11% 10% 9% 6% 6%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 23% 28% 26% 16% 15%
Current Status Unknown 10% 27% 40% 43% 50% 50%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 201

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48%
8%
1%
4%
39%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
41%
6%
11%
10%
32%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
25%
2%
41%
11%
21%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at New Mexico Highlands University in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from New Mexico Highlands University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at New Mexico Highlands University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at New Mexico Highlands University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at New Mexico Highlands University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

New Mexico Highlands University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from New Mexico Highlands University 2% 25% 35% 41% 44% 48%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from New Mexico Highlands University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from New Mexico Highlands University 2% 25% 35% 41% 44% 48%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 1% 2% 4% 6% 8% 8%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 2% 4% 6% 8% 8%
Enrolled at New Mexico Highlands University 81% 41% 22% 11% 6% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 7% 6% 2% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 2% 3% 4% 4% 3% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
2% 11% 11% 10% 5% 4%
Current Status Unknown 14% 21% 28% 32% 37% 39%