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Western New Mexico University

1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM

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Western New Mexico University is a public institution located in Silver City, NM and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. Approximately 3,500 students are enrolled annually at Western New Mexico University.

Areas of study offered at Western New Mexico University include:

  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Engineering Technology
  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions

The school maintains an open enrollment policy, admitting any students that meet the basic requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and admissions essays may be needed for certain programs.  Detailed information on admissions can be found by calling WNMU or by completing the form on this page.

Tuition & fees at this school are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs close to $4,400 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $15,000 for the year. Housing is available for students, which costs about $4,900 each year. Students enrolled at this school may qualify for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Western New Mexico University "Mustangs" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

For a complete list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at wnmu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants Western New Mexico University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Western New Mexico University is about 3,400, with undergraduate students making up about 74% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

$11,300

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 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

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State: $3,700-$4,500
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$13,680
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $160-$190 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $200-$230 per credit unit
  • Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$7,043
Receiving Student Loans48%$5,614
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Western New Mexico University may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

Western New Mexico University has an overall graduation rate which is around 17%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years10%
Graduating in 5 Years2%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Western New Mexico University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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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 Western New Mexico University 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,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Physical Sciences

    Precision Production

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    94%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    16:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    60

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $11,086