Nestled against the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a chain of the Southern Rockies, is the historic city of Las Vegas, New Mexico, the home to New Mexico Highlands University.

NMHU was established in 1893 and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of disciplines. Highlands is known for its multiethnic student body, small classes, research activities, student and faculty achievements, affordability and opportunities for students to combine study with real-world experience. 



Melody Hall features air-conditioned double rooms with semi-private bathrooms and Wi-Fi access.  

Floors and rooms are assigned by gender and school. 

College Advantage Camp chaperone/ mentors will also be assigned to work with student campers on each floor.


To register for the College Advantage Camp, click on the “Register Now” button on the top of the page.

Download and complete the New Mexico Highlands forms.

Registration deadline: June 1, 2016

Tuition deadline: June 8, 2016



$895         Individual 




  • College Advantage Camp experience (3 days)
  • College Advantage Camp curriculum binder & certificate of achievement
  • Lodging as described above (2 nights)
  • Meals (Lunch Day 1 through Lunch Day 3)
  • Evening activities