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Program in Special Education College of Education University of New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 79%21%
    student ratio
  • 140
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 31
    fall application deadline
  • 55%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Mental Retardation And Severe Disabilities Master of Arts (MA)
    • Learning And Behavioral Exceptionalities Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 42
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 43
    • Accepted 24
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 31st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 30th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.2
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.2, 2 years of relevant experience
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesspecial education degree, 2 years of teaching experience with people with disabilities, and writing sample, minimum GPA of 3.2
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships, stipends

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students140
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students140
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Full-time Percentage41%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino28%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage45%
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMathematics instruction, bilingual special education, inclusive education, autism, reading instruction for students with cognitive disabilities, alternative assessment, human rights and disability, applied behavior analysis, bilingualism, language and literacy, mathematics, science instruction, special education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Special Education

College of Education
University of New Mexico

Hokona-Zuni MSC05 3040
Albuquerque, NM 87131-2039
United States

Prof. Ruth Luckasson

Chair

Phone: 505-277-6510
Fax: 505-277-6929
Email: luckasson@unm.edu

Ms. Della Gallegos

Information Contact

Phone: 505-277-5018
Fax: 505-277-8679
Email: dgalle06@unm.edu



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