Western New Mexico University

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2014 Quick Stats
Box 680

Silver City, NM 88062

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Phone: (575) 538-6011
2012-2013 Tuition
$4,040
in-state
$13,424
out-of-state
Students
3,064
enrolled
39%
male /
61%
female
Admissions
Aug. 1
application deadline
100.0%
accepted

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Summary

Western New Mexico University is a public institution that was founded in 1893. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,064, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 80 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,040 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $13,424 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Western New Mexico University's vision is to be a leader in higher education known throughout the southwest as the university of choice for our students, faculty, and staff because of the following: We provide a relevant education that is affordable, accessible and of the highest quality. We encourage innovation and scholarly work. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for all WNMU students, faculty, and staff. We promote responsive and responsible community and public service, and we are guardians of the public's trust and champions of diversity.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1893
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $11,804,030

Applying

When applying to Western New Mexico University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. The application fee at Western New Mexico University is $25. It has an an acceptance rate of 100 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 100.0% 4
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Western New Mexico University is 15:1, and the school has 67.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Western New Mexico University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; Education; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 52 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 10%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 18%
Health Professions and Related Programs 12%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 12%
Education 10%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9%

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Student Life

Western New Mexico University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,064, with a gender distribution of 38.7 percent male students and 61.3 percent female students. At this school, 12 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 88 percent of students live off campus. Western New Mexico University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 3,820
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Western New Mexico University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Western New Mexico University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Western New Mexico University.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

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In-state tuition and fees $4,040 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $13,424 (2012-13)
Room and board $6,000 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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