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University of New Mexico
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  • 4 Year
  • ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C minus

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New Mexico is an above-average public university located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,042 undergraduate students. The New Mexico acceptance rate is 97%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Nursing. Graduating 54% of students, New Mexico alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,100.

About

1700 LOMAS BLVD NE
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87106
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mountain West Conference

Branch Campuses

University of New Mexico Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UNM Admissions

Acceptance Rate
97%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1250
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$11,396 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,531 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 202 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 245 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 245 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    44%
  • On Campus
    42%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,042 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,333
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 164 responses
  • Diverse
    27%
  • Average
    21%
  • Interactive
    19%
  • Very multi-cultural and diverse.
    17%
  • Hard working
    11%
  • Activitiies and education are connected.
    2%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 285 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 347 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 166 responses
  • Everyone's a Lobo! Woof, Woof, Woof!
    52%
  • LOBO
    22%
  • Be aware of professors who care and those who dont
    8%
  • Indifferent
    4%
  • Bleh
    3%
  • Keep on the lookout and stick together
    2%
  • Anderson school of management
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%
72%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 129 responses

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