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Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM

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Overview

Western New Mexico University is a Comprehensive institution located in Silver City, NM, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 W. College Ave.
PO Box 680
Silver City, NM  88062
United States
Contact Mr. Andrew Lunt
Director of Admissions
Email: Andrew.Lunt@wnmu.edu
Phone: 505-538-6106
Fax: 505-538-6127

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Majors & Degrees

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 Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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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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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians 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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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Precision Production 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

872
Applied
872
Accepted
2,214
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

509
Females Applied
509
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

363
Males Applied
363
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
2.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,396
In-state
15,252
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,213
Full-time student fees
11,390
Room & board
7,010
Room only
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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

Financial Aid

11,512
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,245
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,893
Avg. Loan Aid
3,875
Avg. Grant Aid
5,790
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,214
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 53.4%
Black or African American 6.3%
White or Caucasian 27.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.65%
Asian 1.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.74%
Two or more races 2.28%
Other 2.59%

Gender

Male (35.91%)
Female (64.09%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Great Race and Student Orientation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, CKI, MECHa, Native American Club and Student Athletic Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
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Faculty

225
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 88
Part-time - 137
Male - 106
Female - 119
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