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  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus
  • General Address :
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
    Phone: (505) 277-0111
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • The University will engage students, faculty, and staff in its comprehensive educational, research, and service programs. UNM will provide students the values, habits of mind, knowledge, and skills that they need to be enlightened citizens, to contribute to the state and national economies, and to lead satisfying lives. Faculty, staff, and students create, apply, and disseminate new knowledge and creative works; they provide services that enhance New Mexican's quality of life and promote economic development; and they advance our understanding of the world, its peoples, and cultures. Building on its educational, research, and creative resources, the University provides services directly to the City and State, including health care, social services, policy studies, commercialization of inventions, and cultural events.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $20
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
    Number of applicants11,4674,9636,504
    Percent admitted65%63%66%
    Percent admitted who enrolled46%47%46%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2012 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading470610
    SAT Math470600
    ACT Composite1925
    ACT English1825
    ACT Math1825
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$944$958$1,030$1,0481.7%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$7,948$8,068$8,312$8,4541.7%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$8,392$8,518$8,774$8,9542.1%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$17,918$18,407$19,074$20,0945.3%
    Off Campus$19,546$20,059$20,774$21,8525.2%
    Off Campus with Family$9,970$10,339$10,762$11,6398.1%
    On Campus$31,103$32,517$33,712$33,9360.7%
    Off Campus$32,731$34,169$35,412$35,6940.8%
    Off Campus with Family$23,155$24,449$25,400$25,4810.3%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (505) 277-2041
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid13,29398%————
    Grant or scholarship aid3,22896%$18,461,899$5,719
    Federal grants1,30539%$5,857,055$4,488
    Pell grants1,29638%$5,832,170$4,500
    Other federal grants110%$24,885$2,262
    State/local government grant or scholarships2,61778%$7,418,924$2,835
    Institutional grants or scholarships1,74252%$5,185,920$2,977
    Student loan aid1,16935%$6,199,935$5,304
    Federal student loans1,15134%$5,576,558$4,845
    Other student loans582%$623,377$10,748

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid116,70673%$100,798,793$6,034
    Pell grants8,78338%$37,150,804$4,230
    Federal student loans8,85539%$62,623,109$7,072

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