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Financial Aid for Junior College


NMMI offers federal financial aid to all eligible college students.  Federal funds are limited by law to college students. The application priority date is May 1; assistance is awarded after this date depending on availability of funds. More information is available from Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  As a college student applying for aid you have rights and responsibilities.

Click here to view the Federal Financial Aid Programs available at NMMI.

Click here to view the requirements for Federal Aid participation.

NMMI participates in the Federal PLUS (Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students) Loan Program and also the Federal Stafford Student Loan Program.

Click here to view New Mexico State Aid Programs.

NMMI offers a variety of its own merit-based and need-based scholarships to qualified students. In addition, the Richard T. Knowles Legislative Scholarship Program awards one new scholarship per year to a resident from each legislative district in New Mexico.

There are two payment plans available: 1) The Cash Plan which requires payment of all tuition and fees plus uniforms and supplies prior to or at matriculation, or 2) the Deferred Payment Plan, where following an initial deposit and service fee, monthly payments are made.

Applications for federal financial aid are available from the NMMI Financial Aid Office or online at www.fafsa.ed.gov . Please contact us by e-mail: finaid@nmmi.edu or phone: 1-800-421-5376 or FAX: (575) 624-8225.