The University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

The University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

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Tuition & Fees

$8,161

$24,499

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
520
75th
620
25th
510
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,054
Declined 382
Total Received 10,436
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Public

18,683

undergraduate students

6,737

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of New Mexico, founded in 1889, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Dental Programs, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Nursing, Pharmacy, and the Schools of Management and Medicine. Its 769-acre campus is located in Albuquerque.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 25,420
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational

769-acre campus in Albuquerque (population: 558,545); branch campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos, Taos, and Valencia County. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

The University of New Mexico
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
87131-0001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
11%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
28%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
520
75th
620
25th
510
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,054
Declined 382
Total Received 10,436

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,327

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,463
Room & board $10,262
Additional fees $1,698
Books & supplies $1,266
Total $19,689
Average Financial Aid - $5,327
Total with Avg. Aid $14,362

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $31,083,376
State $26,954,410
Institutional $21,789,558
Other external $5,074,259
Total $84,901,603

Non-need-based

Federal $71,728
State
Institutional $18,000
Other external $1,175,825
Total $1,265,553

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Financial Aid Office


P: 505 277-8900
F: 505 277-6326
finaid@unm.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cricket, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cricket, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, flag football, golf, miniature golf, Nordic skiing, racquetball, soccer, swimming, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mountain West Conference (Football I-A)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology. yes
Architecture. yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Astrophysics. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, Other. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes
Comparative Literature. yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Construction Engineering. yes
Corrections. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes yes
Digital Arts. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational Psychology. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). yes
Engineering Science. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Environmental Design/Architecture. yes
Environmental Science. yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes yes yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes yes
Health Services Administration. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes yes
Health/Medical Physics. yes yes
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Landscape Architecture. yes
Latin American Studies. yes yes yes
Law. yes
Learning Sciences. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes yes yes
Manufacturing Engineering. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Materials Science. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
National Security Policy Studies. yes
Nuclear Engineering. yes yes
Nursing Science. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Optics/Optical Sciences. yes yes
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design. yes yes yes
Pharmacy. yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Playwriting and Screenwriting. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Portuguese Language and Literature. yes yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes yes yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation. yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes yes
Technical Teacher Education. yes yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Water Resources Engineering. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Other

25,420

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

18,683
students

Female
57%
10,607

Male
43%
8,076

27%

6,737
students

Female
56%
3,770

Male
44%
2,967

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

13,369
students

Female
56%
7,457

Male
44%
5,912

28%

5,314
students

Female
59%
3,150

Male
41%
2,164

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
48%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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