Office of Admissions, PO BOx 4895, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 505-277-2446
About University of New Mexico
  • Year of Foundation 1889
  • Size of Campus 769 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 18,725
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 21%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,094 in-state, $19,923 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 18,330
Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, the University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres along old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 900,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas.Offering a distinctive campus environment with a Pueblo Revival architectural theme, the campus buildings echo nearby Pueblo Indian villages.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 9
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Bahai Student Association, Baptist Student Union, Canterbury Campus Ministry, Chi Rho, Children of the Gaian Rhythm, Chinese Christian Campus Fellowship, Christian Legal Society, Christian Student Association, Christian Stu
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) AFRICA, American Indian Business Association, American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Arab Student Union, Asian Students in America, Asian American Law Students
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 10
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Back Days, Hanging of the Greens, Homecoming, Spring Storm, Red Rally, Recognition Reception, Black History Month, Nizhoni Days, Cinco de Mayo, 16th of September, International Fetival
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Beta Alpha Psi, Theta Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key International Honor Society, Hispanic Honor Society, Iota Iota Iota, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematical Honor Society, Kappa Omicron Nu, Mortar Board Sen
  • Distance to nearest train Albuquerque (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Albuquerque (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Albuquerque (4)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 11%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 55%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (40%), sorority housing (7%), fraternity housing (5%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (30%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students (1%), other housing options (14%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 32%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 38
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 31%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 37%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 4,690,017
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Museums Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Art Museum, Meteorite Museum, Geology Museum, Museum of Southwest Biology, Johnson Gallery Arts Museum
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,324,142
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,276,743
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 158,148
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 13,337
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,900
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis