College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

New Mexico

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Art Center Design College - Albuquerque [see Southwest University of Visual Arts - Albuquerque]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Brookline College - Albuquerque7/6/2016505.880.2877No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Eastern New Mexico University7/7/2016800.367.3668No language pre-requisiteN/ANoDual enrollment or other college-level ASL courses may be transferred to fulfill graduation requirements.
Institute of American Indian Arts7/7/2016505.424.2311No language pre-requisiteN/ANoMust take a Native American language.
ITT Technical Institute - Albuquerque [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Navajo Technical University7/7/2016505.786.4100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
New Mexico Highlands University7/7/2016505.425.7511Yes2 yearsYes
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology7/7/2016575.835.5424No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
New Mexico State University7/7/2016575.646.3121Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Northern New Mexico College7/7/2016505.747.2100No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorSome majors have additional foreign language requirements
Santa Fe University of Art and Design7/7/2016505.473.6011No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute7/7/2016800.586.7474No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southwest University of Visual Arts - Albuquerque7/7/2016505.254.7575No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southwestern College - Santa Fe [no undergraduate degrees are offered]N/AN/AN/AN/A
St. John's College - Santa Fe7/7/2016505.984.6000Yes 3 yearsNoAll students must take Greek
University of New Mexico7/7/2016505.277.8900Yes2 yearsNoMust take 1 semester of a foreign language or a cultural exploration course to graduate. Can transfer dual enrollment or credits from college-level ASL courses to fulfill the graduation requirement.
University of Phoenix - Albuquerque10/18/2016505.821.4800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Phoenix - Santa Teresa10/18/2016575.874.4600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of the Southwest7/7/2016575.392.6561No language pre-requisiteN/ANo
Western New Mexico University7/7/2016575.538.6000No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorIndividual majors may have additional foreign language requirements.

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