University of New Mexico

country rank  95
world rank  165

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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. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of New Mexico (UNM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of New Mexico (UNM) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 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 Lux Hominum Vita
Life, the light of men
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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of New Mexico's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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

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, 14 November 2018