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Western New Mexico University

D+

Rating

Public

Type

4,138

Students

$11,400

Tuition

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Acceptance

#2443

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

Silver City, NM

1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061

Western New Mexico University is a small public college located in Silver City, NM ranked 20th in New Mexico. It has a total of 2,865 full-time undergraduate students. Western New Mexico University offers 90 different majors and is best known for its Preschool Education and Teaching program, which is ranked 30th in the US. With an annual tuition of $4,167 for students from New Mexico and $11,400 for those from out-of-state, Western New Mexico University is pretty inexpensive. 25.88% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn approximately $30,900 per year, which is 26% under the national median.
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Cost

$13,539
Above Average

Western New Mexico University

$13,539

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$29,995

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$22,595

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

%Acceptance
Very Selective

Western New Mexico University

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National

69%
Sat

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% of students submit

Admissions Yield

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% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Application Fee

$30

Students

2,865Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

86%

Part-Time

14%
Male

36%

In-state

83%

Female

64%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

34%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
34% Social Work12% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other7% Business Administration and Management, General47% Others

34% Social Work

12% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

7% Business Administration and Management, General

47% Others

Social Work

34%

165 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

12%

58 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

32 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

6%

30 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

6%

28 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

19 Graduates

Rehabilitation Science

4%

18 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

3%

13 Graduates

Academics

C-
Professors
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Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

275,491

Academic Spend per Student

$7,622

Full-time Retention Rate

63%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$24,900/Year

Western New Mexico University

$24,900

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$24,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$30,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

25%