New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship

With the New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship, the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship, and more than 25 scholarships, grants, and college financial aid programs available, there are options for every New Mexican to pursue higher education without having to worry about the cost of tuition and fees. Explore below to learn more!



What is Tuition-Free College?

  • Full tuition and fees covered at New Mexico public colleges and universities
  • Includes part-time and full-time students 
  • For students pursuing credit-bearing career training certificates, associate degrees, and bachelor's degrees
  • Available to all New Mexico residents*

*Per residency standards set by the New Mexico Higher Education Department.


Questions? You may reach us at or 1-800-279-9777