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School of Public Administration University of New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 62%38%
    student ratio
  • 227
    total students
  • $3,296 | $10,604
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 67%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration/Master of City and Regional Planning (MPA/MCRP)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 38
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional and professional paper
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 122
    • Accepted 82
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 55
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st August 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, and resume, letter of intent
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$3,296
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,604
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$628.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students227
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students227
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Full-time Percentage31%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino35%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian38%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native19%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHuman resources, health care policy and management, privatization, program evaluation, comparative administration, budget and finance
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$65,961

Location & Contact

School of Public Administration

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-2039
United States

Dr. Uday Desai

Director

Phone: 505-277-1092
Fax: 505-277-2529
Email: ucdesai@unm.edu

Mr. Gene Henley

Associate Director and Graduate Academic Advisor

Phone: 505-277-9196
Fax: 505-277-2529
Email: spadvise@unm.edu



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