Nursing Program

The Nursing department will be open, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-3pm, for appointments only.  No walk-in services will be provided. 

For Sheela Kaufman email will be available on Tuesdays 10am-3pm

For Kathryn Thompson email will be available on Thursdays 10am-3pm

 To schedule an appointment, send an email or call 505-925-8870. 

Masks are required before entering the campus.


The mission of UNM-Valencia Nursing program is to produce responsible, culturally competent and professional Registered Nurses. The nursing program adopts the mission statement of the college is "A quality education-a lifetime of success."


The UNM-Valencia ADN program will develop professional nurses with abilities to promote, restore, and maintain health for individuals, families and groups within our rural community. The nursing program adopts the campus core values:

  • Student Centered
  • Quality education & Services
  • Diversity & community
  • Ethics & academic integrity
  • Creativity & initiative
  • Responsible Stewardships

Nursing Program Information

NCLEX-RN Examination Pass Rate

2015 - 91.67%

2016 - 86.67%

2017 - 93.3%

2018 - 100%

Completion Rate

Between 80% and 100% of students complete the program within six semesters.


100% of graduates are employed in nursing within six months after passing the NCLEX-RN examination.

This nursing education program is Officially Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

ACEN-Seal-smr  ACEN contact information

UNM-Valencia NursingCAS application deadline is coming up June 5th, 2020 at 9:59 pm MST.

Please refer to the "Program Information Application" to complete your Nursing CAS applications.

If you have any inquires please contact Sheela Kaufman via email at
All Inquires will be answered within 24 hours.