Silver City, NM
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
74%
26%
student ratio
179
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Educational Leadership Master of Arts (MA) [Educational Leadership ]
    • Bilingual Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Multilingual and Multicultural Education ]
    • Secondary Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Secondary Education ]
    • Reading Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Reading Education ]
    • TESOL (Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages) Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [English as a Second Language ]
    • Special Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Special Education ]
    • Elementary Education Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Elementary Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 48
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 11
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 75
    • Accepted 75
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 49
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0 in last 64 hours of undergraduate study
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students179
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students179
    • Part-time Percentage82%
    • Full-time Percentage18%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino36%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian39%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native6%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races16%
    • Unknown or International Student2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInternational education, electronic reading assessment, developing STEM teachers
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Education

Western New Mexico University

PO Box 680
Silver City, NM 88062-0680
United States

Dr. Barbara Taylor

Interim Associate Dean

Phone: 575-538-6427
Fax: 575-538-6417
Email: barbara.taylor@wnmu.edu

Mr. Matthew Lara

Director of Admissions

Phone: 575-538-6000
Fax: 575-538-6127
Email: matthew.lara@wnmu.edu

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