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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Application link Apply online
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
28%
Percent 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-prepatory 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 Facts

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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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

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