University of New Mexico: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of New Mexico is a large four-year, public school with 29,035 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1889 and is one of the 17 colleges located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
114
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at University of New Mexico.

University of New Mexico follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 114 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Psychology, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
77%
University of New Mexico student retention rate is fair at 77% (well above New Mexico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of New Mexico is low: 43%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of New Mexico is a bit disappointing -- 26:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,800
Average tuition cost is high, $19,500 annually. The additional fees at University of New Mexico (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,300; this comes to a total of $20,800 per year.

Read the details about University of New Mexico additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
According to recent data, 11,410 applications were submitted and 7,288 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at University of New Mexico in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
University of New Mexico offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of New Mexico, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
University of New Mexico offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,300 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $4,800 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of New Mexico. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of New Mexico seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of New Mexico Location and Maps



Post Address: University of New Mexico, 1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106, USA
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