Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM, USA
3.38 Average Rating

Established in 1893, Western New Mexico University is a public institution based in Silver City, NM, a short drive from Tucson, Albuquerque, and El Paso. WNMU is an Hispanic-Serving Institution, as well as a member of the American Association of University Women. The campus has five buildings that are registered as culture properties, is home to a museum containing the biggest permanent collection of Mimbres pottery, and has its own movie theater that provides free screenings for students.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
71%
Out of State Students
27%

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,088
Total Number of Undergrads
2,167
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
8%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
23%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,500
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$6,825
Out-of-State Tuition
$15,232
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,255
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
16
Size of Town
Town: Remote
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Las Cruces
Albuquerque
Phoenix
Tucson
Los Angeles
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$30,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.38 Average Rating
you have a lot of one on one time with professors.it's a small school and everybody knows who you are.it's a open school so you don't have to take the act or sat and your gpa doesn't matter.
Jessica from Deming, NM
REALLY GOOD SCHOOL!!Every one is nice and willing to help. The professors are great and willing to help u out when needed.
Deeandra from Deming, NM

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