Mesalands Community College: Narrative Description

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911 South Tenth St.
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Tel: (505)461-4413; Admissions: (505)461-4413; Fax: (505)461-1901; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1979. Setting: small town campus. Endowment: $16,000. Total enrollment: 563. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Students come from 10 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 35% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 52% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters.

Entrance Requirements: Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $1050 full-time, $35 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $1890 full-time, $63 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $284 full-time, $6 per credit hour part-time, $25 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Social organizations: 11 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Chi Alpha, Phi Theta Kappa, SHOE, Natural Sciences Club. Major annual events: Student Appreciation Days, Cinco de Mayo Celebration. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available.

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