New Mexico Junior College


New Mexico Junior College enjoys the distinction of being the first independent junior college built in the state. Today, New Mexico Junior College occupies 243 total acres, with approximately 500,000 square ft. of building space. The campus has a student population of approximately 3,000 students and 265 full-time employees and a facility count of 35 buildings, including the student apartments, the Western Heritage Museum Complex & Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, and the Training & Outreach Facility.

New Mexico Junior College offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and certificates in the business and industry trades. In addition, the College offers nationally renowned National Junior College Athletic Association athletic programs in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, golf, women’s cross country, and women’s track. National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association governs the men’s and women’s rodeo program. Through its outstanding programs, staff, and services, New Mexico Junior College fills an important educational need for Lea County and the surrounding area by actively promoting success through learning.



1 Thunderbird Circle
88240 Hobbs, New Mexico, USA

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