The University of New Mexico or Universitatis Novus Mexico (UNM) - public higher education institution in United States. UNM began its activity in 1889. The University of New Mexico has an urban campus in Albuquerque.

University ranking. The University of New Mexico is a prestigious educational institution that is very respected in United States, every year it manages to enter the ranks of the top 80 universities of the country. The university is in the top 5% according to international ratings. It is renowned for the following programs: «Arts and Humanities», «Life Sciences and Medicine».

Application process and the cost of tuition. Кроме результатов экзаменов для поступления в учебное заведение необходимо предоставить информацию о предыдущей успеваемости. Throughout the admission period more than 70 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in UNM the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. Traditionally the academic year is divided into semesters like in many other universities of United States. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 7,000 USD per year. UNM is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 17,500 USD per year of study. Also the university allows students to participate in scholarship programs, that can dramatically reduce the cost of their tuition. Is among the educational institutions that allow the students to enroll in online programs. On the university’s official website ( you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. The University of New Mexico is among the largest universities that educates more then 22 thousand students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. The university has about 2% of foreign students. The university employs 2300 teachers and professors. UNM has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. UNM has the following social media pages Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UNM. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. It is a member of Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), as well as Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
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Universitatis Novus Mexico
Country United States
City Albuquerque
Bachelor (foreigners) 7,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 17,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 5,000 USD/year.
Living expenses $625 -1,060 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1889
Abbreviation UNM
Teachers 2,311
Students 22,610
Foreigners 2%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Life, the Light of Men
• The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
• Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
World ranking 304
Country ranking 81
Quality of teaching 275
Citations per Faculty 369
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 341
Life Sciences and Medicine 300
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 304
QS World University Rankings 440
ARWU Academic Ranking 201
Cost of living in Albuquerque
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 264 289
Food 202 387
Transportation 24 126
Communications and utilities 92 105
Clothing 19 68
Sports and leisure 24 86
Total 625 1,060
Accommodation in Albuquerque USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 267
Shared room in city centre 291
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 496
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 611
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة نيو مكسيكو - البوكيرك
German Universität von New Mexico in Albuquerque
Spanish Universidad de Nuevo México - Albuquerque
French Université du Nouveau-Mexique à Albuquerque
Japanese ニューメキシコ大学
Korean 뉴멕시코대학교
Portuguese Universidade do Novo México - Albuquerque
Russian Университет Нью-Мексико -Альбукерке
Chinese 新墨西哥大学-阿尔伯克基
old University of New Mexico - Albuquerque
Location on map

The University of New Mexico - Official Description

Founded in 1889, the University of New Mexico now occupies 600 acres along old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a city of more than 700,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas. UNM offers a unique campus environment with a Pueblo Revival architectural theme that echoes the buildings of the nearby Pueblo Indian villages. The nationally recognized Campus Arboretum offers an outstanding botanical experience in the midst of one of New Mexico's great public open spaces. The People UNM, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, represents a wide cross-section of cultures and backgrounds. In the fall of 2004, 26,399 students attended main campus and another 6,865 attended branch campuses and education centers. The average student at UNM is 27-years-old. UNM boasts outstanding faculty members and include a Nobel Laureate, two MacArthur Fellows and several members of the national academies. UNM faculty published in many professional journals including Scientific American, New England Journal of Medicine and Nature. UNM professors have been quoted in Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, Business Week, People Magazine,...

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