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Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Message from the Office of Enrollment Services

We are delighted to have the opportunity to welcome you to the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine. The Office of Enrollment Services coordinates enrollment efforts through the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar. We strive to attract diverse, highly qualified students who are committed to furthering the College’s mission and vision. We also maintain integrity of academic policies and proper stewardship of student records and financial aid. Our division is committed to accuracy and efficiency in providing seamless and timely services to help students achieve their educational goals. We encourage current and prospective students to contact us at any time for help or general information.

College Highlights

  • Burrell College is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico on the campus of New Mexico State University and in Melbourne, Florida (anticipated July 2024) on the campus of Florida Institute of Technology.
  • The College celebrates its nationally recognized faculty, students and clubs, and its collaborative campus climate.
  • Continued commitment to increasing diversity in the physician workforce is a top priority for Burrell College, and we are proud to be recognized by Insight Into Diversity as a 2022 Top College for Diversity.
  • Medical students are very active in coordinating and participating in regional community outreach, education, and service projects.
  • The College’s robust pre-clinical standardized patient program, high fidelity mannequins, and procedure-specific training provide medical students with opportunities to refine their clinical skills.
  • Medical students expand their knowledge by utilizing the gross anatomy cadaver lab and digital anatomy software and through opportunities to engage in research.
  • The College boasts a 99% average graduate medical education placement rate.

Nina Nuñez, MAEd

Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services and Institutional Effectiveness & Title IX Coordinator

BS, New Mexico State University
MAEd, New Mexico State University

Natalie Davis, MA

Director of Admissions

BA, University of Memphis
MA, University of Memphis

Austin Gentry, MA

Associate Director of Admissions

BA, New Mexico State University
MA, New Mexico State University

Gabriela Donato, MA

Assistant Director of Admissions

BS, Statue University of New York
MA, Stony Brook University

Janet Woolsey, BA

Lead Admissions Advisor

BA, New Mexico State University

Odilia Garcia, MA

Admissions Advisor

BS, New Mexico State University
MA, New Mexico State University

Christina Correa, BA

Admissions Advisor/Recruiter

BA, New Mexico State University

Eric Sandoval, BBA


AA, Dona Ana Community College
BBA, New Mexico State University

Delano Martinez, BBA

Associate Registrar

BBA, New Mexico State University

Marlene Melendez, EdD

Director of Financial Aid

BA, Metropolitan State University
MA, New Mexico State University
EdD, New Mexico State University

Tim Smith, MA

Associate Director of Financial Aid

BA, New Mexico State University
MA, New Mexico State University

Bernice Hernandez, MS

Financial Aid Advisor

AA, El Paso Community College
BS, University of Phoenix
MS, University of Phoenix

Daisha Holmes, BA

Financial Aid Advisor

BA, University of North Carolina

Laurie Madrid

Administrative Coordinator