Program in Special Education College of Education University of New Mexico

Program in Special Education College of Education University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
85%
15%
student ratio
149
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 31
fall application deadline
60%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 37
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 4
    • * 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

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 51
    • Accepted 31
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 26
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students149
    • Female Percentage85%
    • Male Percentage15%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students149
    • Part-time Percentage58%
    • Full-time Percentage42%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino32%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage89%
    • Male Percentage11%

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
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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