University of New Mexico-Main Campus

Albuquerque, NM

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 15,092
Graduate Enrollment: 6,346
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 97.27%

Male/Female: 42% / 58% (2017)

First generation college students: 41.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 8.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,135


2022 Median Admit ACT: 23
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 19 - 26

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 50.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 24.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 15.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 10.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 29.1%
Black: 2.9%
Hispanic: 50.0%
Asian: 4.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 6.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.9%
Non-resident alien: 2.2%
Unknown race: 1.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $20,184
In-State tuition: $7,905
Out-of-State tuition: $25,243

Estimated books and supplies: $1,194 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,396 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,230 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,396 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,230 (2022)

Average Family Income: $49,584 (2017)
Median Family Income: $27,972 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 37.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 46.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,450 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $196 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,742
$30k-48k $15,144
$48k-75k $17,292
$75k-110k $19,060
$110k+ $19,476

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 34%
6-year graduation rate: 54%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,450 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,322 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $14,807 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 61.8% (2015)
@3 year 67.9% (2017)
@5 year 75.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 36.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 37.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $37,922 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $46,265 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 12
Master's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 10
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 57 $51,237 ($4,270)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 22 $65,991 ($5,499)
Bachelor's Degree Environmental Design. 11 $45,065 ($3,755)
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Architectural History and Criticism. 7
Master's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 39 $404
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 21 $19,250 $186 $25,019 ($2,085)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 9
Doctoral Degree Area Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 53 $25,000 $222 $30,085 ($2,507) $43,723 ($3,644)
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 4
Master's Degree Construction Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 139 $21,812 $217 $37,677 ($3,140) $41,244 ($3,437)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 48 $227 $43,770 ($3,648) $52,310 ($4,359)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 111 $14,250 $148 $31,943 ($2,662) $45,178 ($3,765)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 35 $290 $43,893 ($3,658) $56,801 ($4,733)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 8
Doctoral Degree Education, Other. 4
Doctoral Degree Engineering, General. 33 $101,727 ($8,477)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 20
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 56 $20,187 $210 $70,006 ($5,834) $78,992 ($6,583)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 31 $20,500 $198 $60,017 ($5,001) $72,658 ($6,055)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 37 $66,051 ($5,504)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 22 $95,341 ($7,945)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 17
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 34 $26,436 $265 $64,994 ($5,416) $97,245 ($8,104)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 41 $108,606 ($9,051)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Science. 20 $60,577 ($5,048)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 29 $24,095 $256 $19,447 ($1,621) $39,787 ($3,316)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 82 $15,064 $159 $24,361 ($2,030) $37,964 ($3,164)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 14
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 131 $14,363 $148 $33,069 ($2,756) $44,399 ($3,700)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 7
Doctoral Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 221 $23,125 $206 $28,509 ($2,376) $39,130 ($3,261)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 226 $19,000 $183 $27,622 ($2,302) $42,040 ($3,503)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 10
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 15
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 85 $20,500 $201 $20,961 ($1,747) $51,351 ($4,279)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 40 $21,219 $208 $47,874 ($3,990)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 10
Master's Degree Statistics. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Museology/Museum Studies. 1
Master's Degree Museology/Museum Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 44 $18,500 $183 $30,112 ($2,509) $47,503 ($3,959)
Master's Degree Philosophy. 7
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 48
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 46 $18,450 $196 $30,842 ($2,570) $55,891 ($4,658)
Master's Degree Economics. 7
Doctoral Degree Economics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 16 $14,705 $27,946 ($2,329)
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma International Relations and National Security Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 113 $18,499 $187 $31,496 ($2,625) $47,000 ($3,917)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 7
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 1
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 42 $23,141 $228 $31,254 ($2,605) $40,719 ($3,393)
Master's Degree Sociology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 54 $16,750 $159 $21,004 ($1,750) $31,813 ($2,651)
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 7
Master's Degree Dance. 2
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 23 $23,905 $220
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
First Professional Degree Medicine. 93
Doctoral Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 1 $1,342 $97,393 ($8,116) $135,962 ($11,330)
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 79
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 17
Master's Degree Public Health. 40 $365 $67,730 ($5,644)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 3
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 31 $714 $64,054 ($5,338)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 26 $896 $66,750 ($5,563)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 432 $25,271 $204 $74,912 ($6,243) $79,642 ($6,637)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 50 $700 $88,364 ($7,364) $109,213 ($9,101)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 47 $13,606 $148 $34,985 ($2,915) $46,845 ($3,904)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 51 $22,919 $241 $74,212 ($6,184) $102,736 ($8,561)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 31
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 7
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 48 $348 $81,250 ($6,771)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 1
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 19 $285 $61,572 ($5,131) $66,654 ($5,555)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 19
Bachelor's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 7
Master's Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 14
Doctoral Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 4
Master's Degree Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 32 $46,598 ($3,883)
Doctoral Degree Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 13
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 25 $22,250 $236 $40,611 ($3,384) $41,299 ($3,442)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 14 $439 $43,344 ($3,612) $48,180 ($4,015)
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 3
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 19 $536 $39,329 ($3,277)
Doctoral Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 102 $17,014 $188 $61,875 ($5,156) $87,875 ($7,323)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 34 $104,910 ($8,743)
Bachelor's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 16
Master's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 10
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 29 $22,303 ($1,859) $15,389 ($1,282)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 7
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Master's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 96 $15,187 $148 $26,789 ($2,232) $45,995 ($3,833)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 18
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree American Sign Language. 15 $25,062 $265 $24,177 ($2,015) $31,960 ($2,663)
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 45 $20,000 $204 $33,768 ($2,814) $31,032 ($2,586)
Master's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 36 $24,000 $243 $25,919 ($2,160)
Master's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 2
First Professional Degree Law. 117
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 35 $26,343 $255 $27,604 ($2,300) $44,573 ($3,714)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 4
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 8
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 21
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 15
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 13
Master's Degree Physics. 20
Doctoral Degree Physics. 18
Master's Degree Materials Sciences. 7
Doctoral Degree Materials Sciences. 7
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 460 $20,475 $209 $27,993 ($2,333) $38,925 ($3,244)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 9
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 14
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 3
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 14
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 127 $16,500 $148 $30,991 ($2,583) $42,615 ($3,551)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 32 $476 $46,242 ($3,854) $62,547 ($5,212)
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 1
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 49 $23,814 $208 $27,370 ($2,281) $31,838 ($2,653)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 13
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 25 $15,851 $168 $15,136 ($1,261) $29,182 ($2,432)
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 77 $22,500 $215 $18,529 ($1,544) $25,735 ($2,145)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 12 $395 $27,005 ($2,250) $47,852 ($3,988)
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 15 $26,531 ($2,211)
Master's Degree Music. 31 $435 $20,962 ($1,747) $38,670 ($3,223)
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 37 $16,393 $167 $43,447 ($3,621)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 19 $462 $57,048 ($4,754) $64,738 ($5,395)
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 26 $20,378 $212 $48,173 ($4,014) $58,469 ($4,872)
Master's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 12
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 50 $22,294 $189 $60,841 ($5,070) $71,667 ($5,972)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 17 $893 $96,939 ($8,078)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 15 $25,625 $190 $49,977 ($4,165)
Master's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 14
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 572 $17,916 $190 $40,092 ($3,341) $55,162 ($4,597)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 199 $365 $73,805 ($6,150) $77,094 ($6,425)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 52 $236 $60,514 ($5,043) $84,255 ($7,021)
Bachelor's Degree History. 61 $20,345 $204 $22,315 ($1,860) $41,244 ($3,437)
Master's Degree History. 2
Doctoral Degree History. 2


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $87,147
Full time faculty: 73%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $457,044,012 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $589,077,957 (2022)