University of New Mexico

country rank  92
world rank  189

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University Overview

Founded in 1889, University of New Mexico is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Albuquerque (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), New Mexico. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Taos, Gallup, Valencia, Los Alamos. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of New Mexico (UNM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of New Mexico (UNM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UNM
Founded 1889
Motto Each one of us defines all of us
Colours Cherry and silver

University Location

Address 1700 Lomas Boulevard NE
Albuquerque (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
87106 New Mexico
United States
T +1 (505) 277 0111
F +1 (505) 277 6019
Other locations Taos, Gallup, Valencia, Los Alamos

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office PO Box 4895
Albuquerque 87196-4895
+1 (505) 277 2446
800 225 5866

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of New Mexico's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Bar Association ABA-Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019