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Western New Mexico University

Graduate Division

Silver City, NM

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Western New Mexico University

Overview

Western New Mexico University / Graduate Division is located in Silver City, NM, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 100

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, or minimum GPA of 3.2; GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

167
Applied
167
Accepted
71
Enrolled
100%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline January 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, or minimum GPA of 3.2; GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

714
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.77%
Black or African American 5.46%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.48%
Asian 1.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.28%
Two or more races 0.56%
Unknown 13.31%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

80
Total faculty
Full-time - 53
Part-time - 27
Male (37)
Female (43)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Action research on student learning, animals and plants of the Gila region
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 680
Silver City, NM  88062-0680
United States
Contact Dr. Jennifer Coleman
Director, Graduate Program
Phone: 575-538-6650
Fax: 575-538-6182

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