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University of New Mexico-Main Campus Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

28,688 students

66% admitted

  • 20,478 full time
  • 8,210 part time
  • 9,220 men full time
  • 11,258 women full time
  • 11,220 applied
  • 7,459 admitted
  • 3,604 enrolled

20,671 Undergraduates

$5,960 tuition/year

  • 6,212 Graduates
  • 1,805 Non-Degree
  • $5,960 in state
  • $1,380 fees
  • $9,472 room & board
  • $1,080 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southwest Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Michael from Albuquerque, NM
  • 0
  • The University of New Mexico is a great place to feel at home when away from home. There are many opportunities to become friends with a wide variety of people,…

  • Oct-20-2012 Read More
  • Kyran from Phoenix, AZ
  • 0
  • The University of New Mexico is an outstanding school. Not only are you surrounded by a Southwest atmosphere, but you also are being instructed by some of the best professors…

  • Mar-28-2012 Read More
  • William from Albuquerque, NM
  • 0
  • I have completed 2 and a half years here and have loved it. I feel I have made substantial progress towards my degree and the knowledge I will need once…

  • Mar-29-2012 Read More
  • Jared from Bloomfield, NM
  • 0
  • A very different campus than most, UNM is set in the middle of the southwestern city, Albuquerque. UNM is a proud school with strong programs in nearly every subject. A…

  • Apr-04-2012 Read More
  • Lyle from Los Lunas, NM
  • 0
  • The University of New Mexico is a good place for students pursuing a degree in health fields as I am due to the fact that it is one of the…

  • May-14-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The University will engage students, faculty, and staff in its comprehensive educational, research, and service programs. UNM will provide students the values, habits of mind, knowledge, and skills that they need to be enlightened citizens, to contribute to the state and national economies, and to lead satisfying lives. Faculty, staff, and students create, apply, and disseminate new knowledge and creative works; they provide services that enhance New Mexican's quality of life and promote economic development; and they advance our understanding of the world, its peoples, and cultures. Building on its educational, research, and creative resources, the University provides services directly to the City and State, including health care, social services, policy studies, commercialization of inventions, and cultural events.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Jennifer from Rio Rancho, NM
  • Jan-05-2012 I am a current student here

    The campus is inviting and well laid out. It is easy to navigate to each of the buildings and anyone is willing to help you find where you are needing to go. There are also a variety of clubs and school related activities that one can join.

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  • 5
  • Kaitlyn from Albuquerque, NM
  • Jan-04-2012 I am a current student here

    The campus is very open and welcoming. There is a lot of southwest influence in the buildings and decor which makes it great for out of state students who have not visited New Mexico often. There are many places to study and hang out between classes, and it's easy to spend an entire day there!

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  • 4
  • Edgar from Albuquerque, NM
  • Jan-03-2012 I am a current student here

    every day is different, in my experience, all continues to change as the days go by cant say i get bored of being here.

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