School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Western New Mexico University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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 (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

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 2023 tuition & fees is $7,657 for New Mexico residents and $14,287 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 5.52% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($13,540).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $6,008 for New Mexico residents and $10,895 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 5.42% compared to the last year's rate.
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,657$14,287
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,008$10,895
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,013 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,516 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Western New Mexico has 1,982 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,031 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,013
Undergraduate Students1,982
Graduate Students1,031
Online Enrollment1,516

Degree Information and Campus Life

Western New Mexico offers 88 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 38 out of the 88 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Western New Mexico
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs88 Programs
Number of online programs38 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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