Established in 1893, Western New Mexico University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Silver City (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Mexico. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Western New Mexico University (WNMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WNMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Western New Mexico University|
|Motto||A University Worth Discovering
|Colours||Royal purple and Vegas gold|
|Address||1000 West College Avenue
88061 New Mexico
|Tel||+1 (505) 538 6336|
|Fax||+1 (505) 538 6278|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||Hispanic-serving Institution|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||None, open admission policy|
|Admission Rate||Not available|
|Admission Office||Castorena 106, Box 680
Silver City 88062
(505) 538 6106
800 872 9668
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence|
Western New Mexico University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 282,919 physical volumes, 2,172 physical media and 123 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Western New Mexico University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 387 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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