School Overview

Western New Mexico University is a Public, 4 years college located in Silver City, New Mexico. Western New Mexico ranked 8th in New Mexico Colleges and 55th in Federal Region VI.
It has a total enrollment of 2,896 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Western New Mexico University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

Western New Mexico University has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information. The application fees are $30 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

Western New Mexico's 2022 tuition & fees is $6,558 for New Mexico residents and $13,541 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $5,163 for New Mexico residents and $10,335 for out-of-students.
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$6,558$13,541
Graduate Tuition & Fees$5,163$10,335
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 2,896 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,534 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Western New Mexico has 1,874 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,022 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students2,896
Undergraduate Students1,874
Graduate Students1,022
Online Enrollment1,534

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs90 Programs
Number of online programs40 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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