Established in 1889, the University of New Mexico is a public university which situated in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is one of the state’s largest employers and largest post secondary institution in total enrollment in all campuses. The university’s branch campuses are located in Los Alamos, Rio Rancho, Gallup, Los Lunas and Taos.
University of New Mexico has 15 schools/colleges: Anderson School of Management; College of Arts & Sciences; College of Education; College of Fine Arts; Graduate Studies;Honors College;College of Nursing; College of Pharmacy; College of Population Health; College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences; School of Architecture and Planning; School of Engineering; School of Law; School of Medicine; University College. The most popular majors at University of New Mexico include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Education, Psychology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences and Social Sciences. University of New Mexico offers over 215 degree and certificate programs including 94 baccalaureate, 71 masters and 37 doctoral degrees. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar.
University of New Mexico has over 21,800 students of which more than 17,500 are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 19:1 and the acceptance rate is 58%. The percentage of students granted financial aid is 96%.
With three Nobel laureates affiliated or associated, the university is categorized as an R1 doctoral university (highest research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The Princeton Review has listed University of New Mexico as a "Best Western College" and ranked its School of Engineering 14th out of the graduate engineering programs nationally.
Notable Alumni: Antoine Predock (American architect), Michael Cooper (American Basketball Coach), Gary Johnson (Former Governor of New Mexico)
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