Western New Mexico University

country rank  981
world rank  3252

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University Overview

Established in 1893, Western New Mexico University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Silver City (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Mexico. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Western New Mexico University (WNMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Western New Mexico University (WNMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WNMU
Founded 1893
Motto A University Worth Discovering
Colours Royal purple and Vegas gold

University Location

Address 1000 W. College Avenue
Silver City (population range: 10,000-49,999)
88061 New Mexico
United States
T +1 (505) 538 6336
F +1 (505) 538 6278

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Castorena 106, Box 680
Silver City 88062
+1 (505) 538 6106
800 872 9668

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019