Tuition & Fees

$6,824

$15,231

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

Not Reported

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

Student Enrollment
Not Reported

Lists & Rankings

Western New Mexico University does not appear on any Lists or Rankings

Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4535
ACT 2646

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Location

School Facts

Western New Mexico University, founded in 1893, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 80-acre campus is located in Silver City, in southwestern New Mexico, 100 miles from El Paso.

Public/private Public
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Silver City, NM

80-acre campus in Silver City (population: 9,907). Served by air; major airport serves El Paso, TX (150 miles); bus and train serve Deming (50 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Western New Mexico University
1000 West College Avenue
Silver City, NM 88061

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements

Admissions Factors

Considered

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Margaret Perez-Medina
Interim Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment
P: 800 872-9668, extension 6000
F: 575 538-6127
admissions@wnmu.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,824
Room $3,010
Board $2,200
Books & supplies $810
Total $12,844

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 505 538-6173
F: 505 538-6189
finaid@wnmu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Cheryl Hain
Director of Financial Aid
cheryl.hain@wnmu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Scott Noble (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Terra Dunlap (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Lone Star Conference
Mascot
Mustangs

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology
Botany
Business Administration
Business Management
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Dependency
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Technology
Counseling
Criminal Justice
E-Commerce/System Administration
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Technology
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Electrician
Financial Services
Fine Arts
Forest Wildlife Law Enforcement
Forest/Wildlife
General Business
General Science
Graphic Design
History
Industrial Maintenance
Interdisciplinary Studies
Kinesiology
Law Enforcement Training
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Nursing
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Education
Psychology
Reading
Rehabilitation Services
Science Education
Secondary Education
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Sustainable Development
Welding Technician
Zoology
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

0

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

Not reported

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

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Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

12

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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