University of New Mexico – Los Alamos Campus

Also known as UNM - Los Alamos

4000 University Dr, Los Alamos, NM

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Renowned for its outstanding graduate programs in scientific, engineering, management and health-related fields, University of New Mexico Los Alamos is one of the branch campuses of the state’s leading university, UNM. Located at 4000 University Drive Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544, this campus is 77, 689 square feet wide consists of 8 buildings.

UNM-LA is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. This institution offers Certificate and Associate degree programs abreast with the current market needs. Such programs serve as training for a professional career and foundation for convenient transfer to four-year institutions.

Diverse areas of study and several courses are available under the different departments of UNM-LA including Applied Businesses, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Fine Arts, General Studies, Information Technology, Mathematics and Science & Engineering.

Each class has an average size of only 10 students allowing instructors to provide quality hands-on learning for students utilizing traditional teaching methods and integrated technologies such as televised programming via satellite, ITFS, video conferencing or the Internet.

Among the interesting courses at UNM-LA are Classics, the study of the ancient Greek and Romans; Fire Science, a new degree program designed for fire science and emergency medical services fields; and Robotics under the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Apart from the certificate and degree programs, UNM-LA provides online courses, community education and customized training courses for professional and personal development. Adults, out-of-school youth and non-English speaking individuals 16 years of age and above are also given the opportunity to improve their educational level through the Adult Learning Center.

Tuition and Fees

Areas of Study

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $10 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,900-$2,300
    • Out-of-State: $4,900-$5,904
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $74-$89 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $210-$250 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships86%$3,674
Receiving Student Loans9%$4,500

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of New Mexico – Los Alamos Campus may provide services including:

  • Online classes
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for University of New Mexico – Los Alamos Campus, versus those community colleges in New Mexico, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 UNM - Los AlamosLos Alamos CountyNew Mexico
Graduation Rate7.1%-14.7%
Transfer-out Rate34.1%-15.6%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of New Mexico – Los Alamos Campus by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Contact Information

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