19,516
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
49
49%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of New Mexico is a University institution located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions
PO Box 4895
Albuquerque, NM  87196-4895
United States
Contact Mr. Matthew Hulett
Director of Admissions and Recruitment Services
Email: apply@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-8900
Fax: 505-277-6686

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,347
Applied
5,604
Accepted
19,516
Enrolled
49%
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Female Admissions

6,529
Females Applied
3,202
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,818
Males Applied
2,402
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.39
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 460 590
SAT Math 470 580
ACT Composite 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,418
In-state
21,062
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,904
Full-time student fees
9,864
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

19,516
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 48.56%
Black or African American 2.43%
White or Caucasian 32.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.67%
Asian 3.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 3.51%
Other 1.28%

Gender

Male (43.71%)
Female (56.29%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 6%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Fiestas, Welcome Back Days and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Associated Students of UNM, Graduate and Professional Students Association and Golden Key National Honor Society

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,451
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,103
Part-time - 348
Male - 727
Female - 724