University of New Mexico-Main Campus

Albuquerque, NM, USA
3.53 Average Rating

Located near old Route 66 in Albuquerque, the University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship public university. UNM is home to 12 colleges conferring bachelor’s degrees in 94 academic programs and its Health Sciences Center is New Mexico’s largest health care treatment and educational institution. For students from different backgrounds, UNM is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and the campus Division for Equity and Inclusion promotes a number of diversity initiatives such as the LGBTQ Resource Center. UNM also fields 20 men’s and women’s athletic squads and its basketball teams play in an arena colloquially known as “The Pit.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
84%
Out of State Students
13%
0
100
49%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1040
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision April 30, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 14, 2018
Other April 30, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
26,278
Total Number of Undergrads
19,516
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
19%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
48%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,027
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,322
Out-of-State Tuition
$22,586
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,157
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
425
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Albuquerque
Santa Fe
Denver
Phoenix
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.53 Average Rating
UNM is a great school, with a very tight community. The teachers are great. The on campus living is an amazing experience.
Ailbhe from Santa Fe, NM
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 in the nation. Go Lobos!
Kyran from Phoenix, AZ

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