Tuesday, March 29, 2011

New Mexico

"TITLE 5 POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

CHAPTER 7 TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID
PART 19 REDUCED TUITION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
5.7.19.1 ISSUING AGENCY: State of New Mexico Higher Education Department.
[7/15/98; 5.7.19.1 NMAC - Rn & A, 5 NMAC 7.19.1, 7/31/05]


5.7.19.6 OBJECTIVE: The objective and purpose of 5.7.19 NMAC is to provide a guideline for implementing the Senior Citizens Reduced Tuition Act of 1984. The purpose of the act is to provide educational opportunities for senior citizens in New Mexico. Each public post-secondary degree-granting institution in New Mexico must grant a reduction in tuition to senior citizens upon request by the student. The charge will be $5 per credit hour.

[7/15/98; 5.7.19.6 NMAC - Rn, 5 NMAC 7.19.6, 7/31/05]"

You can read this excerpt in it entirety at this link.

According to this information it is up to the senior citizen who is 65 or older to contact the institution of their choice and request a reduction in tuition.
4 Year Public Institutions in New Mexico

Eastern New Mexico University - http://www.enmu.edu/
Contact Info: 575.562.1011
@Portales
@Roswell
@Ruidoso
No tuition waiver information found for senior citizens.

Institute of American Indian Arts - http://www.iaia.edu/
Contact Info: 505.424.2300
No tuition waiver information found for senior citizens.

New Mexico Highlands University - http://www.nmhu.edu/
Contact Info: 877.850.9064
No tuition waiver information found for senior citizens.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology - http://www.nmt.edu/
Contact Info: 800.428.8324
Tuition discount for senior citizens on page 37 of this document.

New Mexico State University - http://www.nmsu.edu/
Contact Info: 575.646.0111
Tuition discount information for senior citizens for this institution.

Northern New Mexico College - http://www.nnmc.edu/
Contact Info: 505.747.2198
No tuition waiver information for senior citizens found.

University of New Mexico - http://www.unm.edu/
Contact Info: 505.277.0111
Tuition discount information for senior citizens.

Western New Mexico University - http://www.wnmu.edu/
Contact Info: 800.872.9668
Tuition discount information for senior citizens on page 11 of this document.

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2 Year Public Institutions in New Mexico

Central New Mexico Community College - http://www.cnm.edu/
Contact Info: 505.224.3000
Tuition discount information for senior citizens at this institution.

Clovis Community College - http://www.clovis.edu/
Contact Info: 575.769.2811
Tuition discount information for senior citizens at this institution.

Dona Anna Community College - http://dabcc.nmsu.edu/
Contact Info: 575.527.7500
Registration for senior citizen's is April 9th, you should call to find out about tuition discount.  Since there is a special registration, then there is probably a tuition discount.  I could not locate it on the website.

Luna Community College - http://www.luna.edu/
Contact Info: 505.454.2500
Tuition discount information found on page 32 of this document.

Mesalands Community College - http://www.mesalands.edu/
Contact Info: 575.461.4413
Tuition discount information for senior citizens found on page 3 of this document.

New Mexico Junior College - http://www.nmjc.edu/
Contact Info: 575.392.4510
Fee discount information on page 3 of this document.
Senior citizen discount request form.

New Mexico Military Institute - http://www.nmmi.edu/index.htm
Contact Info: 575.624.8066
No discount or waiver information for senior citizens found.

San Juan College - http://www.sanjuancollege.edu/pages/1.asp
Contact Info: 505.326.3211
Tuition discount for senior citizens at this institution.

Santa Fe Community College - http://www.sfcc.edu/
Contact Info: 505.428.1000
Tuition discount information for senior citizens at this institution.


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6 comments:

  1. A little update to some of this information. New Mexico Junior College (and perhaps the others as well, didn't check) no longer waives fees for over 55. They waive tuition. See page 3 of this link: http://www.nmjc.edu/aboutnmjc/15-16Catalog.pdf

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