For free help with your job search, call (800) 776-8383
Farmington, New Mexico is the gateway to the Four Corners, located 180 miles northwest of Albuquerque in San Juan County and 50 miles south of Durango, Colorado. Centrally located with quality amenities and a moderate four-season climate near the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The area offers endless opportunities for adventure and is a great place to raise a family. Farmington’s strong sense of community and vibrant Southwest culture are some of its many unique offerings. With an average of 273 sunny days per year, outdoor and sporting activities are very enjoyable year round. The Four Corners area offers world class skiing, mountain biking, four wheeling, horsetrails, quality-water fishing, top rated golf courses, hiking, camping, kayaking, and many other outdoor adventures at your doorstep.
Cultural amenities abound with the arts of the Native American crafts and influence from many different Indian Tribes. The entire area is rich with Anasazi ruins dating from 1200 AD, including world famous Chaco Canyon, Mesa Verde National Park, and Aztec Ruins National Monument.
San Juan College offers 72 different degrees and certificates as well as community learning courses for your personal enrichment. Graduate programs are also available through their affiliation with several four-year universities.