2,219
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,326
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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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 PO Box 680
Silver City, NM  88062-0680
United States
Contact Mr. Matthew Lara
Director of Admissions
Email: tresslerd@wnmu.edu
Phone: 505-538-6106
Fax: 505-538-6127

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
E-commerce Checkmark
Financial Planning And Services Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Special Products Marketing Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Business Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Teacher Assistant/aide Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Occupational Therapist Assistant Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical/electronics Maintenance And Repair Technology Related Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Interdisciplinary Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Welding Technology Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

788
Applied
788
Accepted
2,219
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

455
Females Applied
455
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

333
Males Applied
333
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,723
In-state
12,763
Out-of-state

Financial Aid

12,326
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,491
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,143
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,835
Avg. Loan Aid
4,457
Avg. Grant Aid
5,035
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,219
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (37.09%)
Female (62.91%)

Campus Life

Housing

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

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

259
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 128
Part-time - 131
Male - 101
Female - 158