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University of New Mexico Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Overview

Student Population
24,319
University of New Mexico Main Campus overview
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico
Online unm.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
University of New Mexico Main Campus overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Main Campus is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,328 prospective students applied, and 8,794 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,594 enrolled in the school.  16,897 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,422 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,299 plus fees of $1,576. UNM is ranked 559 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

UNM is rated within the top 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of New Mexico Main Campus within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
University of New Mexico Main Campus overview
SAT 970/1290
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
94.3% 
University of New Mexico Main Campus overview
Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Mexico Resident Tuition
$6,299
In State Costs for University of New Mexico Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,158
Other Fees$1,576
Room and Board $10,090
Budget for Other Expenses$4,108
Total One Year Cost$23,231
Out of State Resident Tuition
$21,716
Out of State Costs for University of New Mexico Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,158
Other Fees$1,576
Room and Board $10,090
Budget for Other Expenses$4,108
Total One Year Cost$38,648

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of New Mexico Main Campus students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 13%
Education 11%
Social Sciences 10%
Psychology 9%
Health Professions 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187985 IPEDS survey data for University of New Mexico Main Campus.

Current students may use the University of New Mexico Main Campus GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.