Western New Mexico University: Review & Facts

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Western New Mexico University is a small four-year, public school with 3,550 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1893 and is the only school located in Silver City, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
Western New Mexico University will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Western New Mexico University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Occupational Therapy, Criminal Justice, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
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 usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
53%
Western New Mexico University student retention rate is low at 53% (below New Mexico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Western New Mexico University is very low - 19%.

Student to faculty ratio at Western New Mexico University is pretty decent - 15:1. Learn more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,600
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, about $11,400 a year. The additional fees at Western New Mexico University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,200, which comes to a total of $12,600 a year.

Read the details about Western New Mexico University 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Western New Mexico University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (505) 538-6336 or check Western New Mexico University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Western New Mexico University offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Western New Mexico University, 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
B-
Western New Mexico University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, around $3,300 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Western New Mexico University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Western New Mexico University Location and Maps



Post Address: Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061, USA
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