Western New Mexico University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - PoorSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Western New Mexico University is a small four-year, public school with 3,355 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1893 and is the only school located in Silver City, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
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 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Education, Business, Nursing, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
51%
Bad
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.

Western New Mexico University student retention rate is low at 51% (way below New Mexico average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Western New Mexico University is very low - 21%.

Student to faculty ratio at Western New Mexico University is decent - 16:1. Learn more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,400
Medium
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 $2,000, which comes to a total of $13,400 a year.

Read the details about Western New Mexico University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Western New Mexico University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $40.00.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Medium
Western New Mexico University provides 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
C-
Unsafe
Western New Mexico University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: roughly $6,400 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Western New Mexico University appears to be a relatively unsafe 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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