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University of New Mexico-Main Campus Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 5,532 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 127 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

56% Women
44% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Mountain West Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $361,376)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $146,919)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 121 117 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 15 16 - -
Football 117 - - -
Golf 14 8 - -
Skiing 11 9 - -
Soccer 30 33 - -
Softball - 17 - -
Swimming and Diving - 28 - -
Tennis 12 8 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 6.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.9%
Hispanic 33.0%
Non-resident alien 3.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.4%
Two or more races 0.8%
White/non-Hispanic 45.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • Hospital on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 22
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 78
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Michael from Albuquerque, NM
  • 3
  • I have never personally lived in the dorms but from what little I have experienced being in the dorms with friends or hearing what they have had to say the…

  • Oct-20-2012 Read More
  • Kyran from Phoenix, AZ
  • 3
  • Dorm life is average, while living off campus is amazing. There are so many off campus places to live, it feels like a college town!…

  • Mar-28-2012 Read More
  • William from Albuquerque, NM
  • 3
  • The Dorm Life is expanding at UNM currently and with time, it will become even better. There will be more students housed on campus and this will allow for more…

  • Mar-29-2012 Read More
  • Jared from Bloomfield, NM
  • 2
  • Dorm activities are great but the outdated, overrun dorms need help, desperate help. Fortunately several projects are ongoing in an attempt to update the halls.…

  • Apr-04-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Kimberly from Los Lunas, NM
  • May-05-2014 I am a current student here

    There are options such as restaurants in the Student Union Building, the on-campus cafeteria (La Posada), and other places that are similar to convenient-stores all throughout campus. Other options include, Chick Fil-A, Starbucks, Einstein's Bagels and more!

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  • 3
  • Alexandra from Rio Rancho, NM
  • Apr-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The Student Union Building has a variety of different types of food to offer, but it can be a bit pricey. Very near campus, there are a lot of dining places for better prices.

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  • 3
  • Kaylee from Montrose, CO
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    La Posada (La Po) doesn't have too much variety for the most part, and I often found myself repeatedly just getting pizza or a burger and fries. It's buffet-style, so you can get however much you want, but be careful as it is very high in calories. Another complaint I've heard from friends here is that they sometimes get sick from eating at La Po. I've never had this issue, but I have a pretty strong stomach.

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  • 4
  • Jess from Albuquerque, NM
  • Jan-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Stay away from LaPo...the student union building has a good selection of food. The surrounding area has various restaurants with different selections of food.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Carlos from Albuquerque, NM
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    UNM does not have as predominant a Greek life as other schools. It does offer a variety of fraternities and sororities for those who are interested. I find that the laid-back Greek life helps to foster a sense of academia.

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  • Lucas from Albuquerque, NM
  • Nov-12-2013 I am a current student here

    I am not in a frat, but those whom I know are in them seem to enjoy the Greek life very much. I know for a fact that there are multiple fraternities and sororities to join, and those who join form a lifelong bond with their brothers or sisters. Greek life will definitely keep you entertained, that's for sure.

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