University of New Mexico - Main Campus Overview
University of New Mexico - Main Campus is a public institution located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The location of UNM is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is University of New Mexico - Main Campus Known For?
- The highest award offered at UNM is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 70% of the faculty were full-time.
University of New Mexico - Main Campus Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UNM has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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|#186||Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNM.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UNM has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of New Mexico - Main Campus?
Contact details for UNM are given below.
|Address:||1700 Lomas Blvd Ne, Albuquerque, NM 87106|
How Do I Get Into UNM?
You can apply to UNM online at: www.unm.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for UNM
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UNM?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.
Average Test Scores
About 3% of students accepted to UNM submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 580.
Can I Afford University of New Mexico - Main Campus?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNM, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $5,921 a year. That adds up to $23,684 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UNM is 11.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
University of New Mexico - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 5,399 graduate students at the school.
Of the 12,705 full-time undergraduates at UNM, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of New Mexico - Main Campus students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||314|
|Hispanic or Latino||6,273|
New Mexico students aren't the only ones who study at University of New Mexico - Main Campus. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 106 countries are represented at UNM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Nepal.
Online Learning at University of New Mexico - Main Campus
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNM has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UNM
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of New Mexico - Main Campus was 8.4%. This is the #1,426 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNM regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UNM majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNM ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UNM.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of New Mexico - Main Campus Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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