University of New Mexico – Valencia Campus

Also known as UNM - Valencia

280 La Entrada, Los Lunas, NM

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Quality education for a lifetime success is the mission statement of the University of New Mexico Valencia, a branch campus of UNM. It serves as a community college for the Valencia and Northern Socorro County.

The campus is situated in Tome, NM in between the two main centers of the Valencia County. It occupies 150 acres of rural land consists of nine modern buildings and surrounded by exceptional landscape which has been recognized by the New Mexico Society of Architecture.

In pursuit of its goal, UNM Valencia equips the students with the necessary knowledge and competence to gain an edge in a today's highly competitive industry through its five part educational program which includes Technical Education, Certificates and Associate of Science degrees, Basic Skills assistance, Community Education and Small Business Development program.

Under the Technical Education program are Certificates and two-year Associate of Applied Science degrees designed for career-oriented students. Conversely, Certificates and Associate of Science degrees serve as preparation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities specifically to UNM-Main Campus.

Basic Skills assistance encompasses Developmental Credit courses, Adult Education program and Student Enrichment Center designed to assist students who are not yet eligible for college to improve their skills and consequently achieve their educational goals.

In response to the special needs of the community, the Community Education program offers non-credit courses through workshops, seminars and other programs. Moreover, the Small Business Development program serves the county’s small businesses and provides certification upon completion of entrepreneurship courses.

Among the academic support services available at UNM Valencia are the learning center, wellness center and upward bound program intended to enrich student’s learning and academic experience.

The prospective and new student’s guide, along with a guide for degree programs, can quickly be found at or by requesting information from the school via our portal today.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $15 application fee for those applying to a program. 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 range:
    • State Residents: $1,700-$2,000
    • Out-of-State: $4,500-$5,414
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $70-$84 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $190-$230 per 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 Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$4,681
Receiving Student Loans17%$4,673

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, University of New Mexico – Valencia Campus may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in New Mexico.

 UNM - ValenciaValencia CountyNew Mexico
Graduation Rate8.4%-14.7%
Transfer-out Rate11.3%-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 – Valencia 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

Construction Trades



Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Physical Sciences

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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