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Application Fee
$25
Graduate Application Fee
$50
Acceptance Rate
94%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
29%
Freshmen Enrollment
2,594
SAT Scores
1,130
ACT Scores
22

2020 Acceptance Rate

Total 9,328 students have applied and 8,794 students have allowed to admit to University of New Mexico-Main Campus (acceptance rate: 94.28%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 29.50 % where 2,594 students have finally enrolled out of 8,794 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of University of New Mexico-Main Campus is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Rhode Island and University of Colorado Boulder, its acceptance rate is very higher (very easy to get in) (average acceptance rate of the schools is 73.50%).
The yield of University of New Mexico-Main Campus is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is higher (eager to enroll) (average yield is 29.10%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,130 and the average ACT score is 22 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of New Mexico-Main Campus is average than the schools (average score is 1,202). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of New Mexico-Main Campus1,13022
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,17825
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges111267
4-Years or High Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico111564

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of New Mexico-Main Campus, 21 students submitted SAT scores (1% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,130 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico. Next table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470640
Mathematics500650
Total9701,290
At University of New Mexico-Main Campus, 2,126 students submitted ACT scores (82% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 22 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Mexico. Next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading1925
English1724
Mathematics1724
Total5373
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Admission Requirements

Next table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of New Mexico-Main Campus. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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