New Mexico Junior College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees and certificates and is certified as eligible for federal funds and programs. 

Higher Learning Commission 
230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500 
Chicago, IL 60604 
(800) 621-7440 

The college also holds program-specific accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 
Atlanta, GA 30326 
(404) 975-5000 

Additionally, NMJC meets all guidelines and standards as set forth by the New Mexico Higher Education Department. New Mexico Junior College holds membership in these national or regional associations: 

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (AACRAO) 
  • American Association of Community Colleges 
  • Association of Community College Trustees 
  • Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) 
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities 
  • League for Innovation in the Community College 
  • Learning Resources Network (LERN) 
  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) 
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators 
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 
  • National Association of Campus Activities 
  • National Intramural & Recreational Sports Association 
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) 
  • National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) 
  • National Junior College Athletic Association 
  • New Mexico Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admission Officers (NMACRAO) 
  • New Mexico Association of Independent Community Colleges 
  • New Mexico State Department of Education, Vocational Technical, and Adult Education Unit 
  • Rocky Mountain Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (RMACRAO) 
  • Western Junior College Athletic Conference