Western New Mexico University
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graduate tuition & fees
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Western New Mexico University is a Public, 4 years college located in Silver City, New Mexico. Western New Mexico ranked 7th in New Mexico Colleges and 59th in Federal Region VI.
It has a total enrollment of 3,013 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Western New Mexico University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
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.
|Address||1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061|
|Net Price Calculator||www.wnmu.edu/univ/consumerinfo/|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Master'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 Residents||Out-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)
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.
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
|Number of programs||88 Programs|
|Number of online programs||38 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|