University of New Mexico
#225 Overall Influence#1170 Desirability Rank

University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

University of New Mexico Rankings

The University of New Mexico (UNM) was founded in 1889. In addition to the flagship Albuquerque campus, there are five branch campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos, Rio Rancho, Taos, and Los Lunas.

UNM is organized into 12 colleges and schools, which together offer 215 academic degree and professional certificate programs, including 94 bachelor’s degrees, 71 master’s degrees, and 37 doctorates. The university is especially known for its health science and business-related degree programs.

UNM Online offers scores of courses organized into 26 disciplinary clusters.

UNM is associated with two Nobel laureates,both for physics, Murray Gell-Mann and Robert Ward.

Other distinguished UNM-connected individuals include the following:

UNM is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,582

Acceptance

70%

Graduation Rate

44%

Median SAT Score

1150

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,109

Fees (in-state)

$1,524

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$43,900

Employed

84%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

20K

Under-Grads

17K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque NM 87106

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

22 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

69 per 100k

Violent Crime

11 per 100k

What is University of New Mexico known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#48 World Rank #28 USA Rank
Anthropology
#200 World Rank #75 USA Rank
Mathematics
#194 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Literature
#243 World Rank #86 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#255 World Rank #91 USA Rank
Physics
#207 World Rank #99 USA Rank
Biology
#206 World Rank #104 USA Rank
Computer Science
#237 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Sociology
#206 World Rank #118 USA Rank
History
#334 World Rank #120 USA Rank
Philosophy
#244 World Rank #134 USA Rank
Education
#239 World Rank #134 USA Rank
Political Science
#372 World Rank #142 USA Rank
Economics
#191 World Rank #145 USA Rank
Communications
#366 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Engineering
#294 World Rank #155 USA Rank
Psychology
#413 World Rank #159 USA Rank
Chemistry
#361 World Rank #179 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#388 World Rank #180 USA Rank
Medical
#412 World Rank #200 USA Rank
Law
#286 World Rank #207 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#612 World Rank #371 USA Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#195 World Rank #125 USA Rank
Social Work
#283 World Rank #191 USA Rank
Business

Influential People

Who are University of New Mexico's Most influential alumni?

University of New Mexico's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Communications, and Literature. University of New Mexico’s most academically influential people include Rudolfo Anaya, Robert Creeley, and N. Scott Momaday.

Rudolfo Anaya

Novelist, poet

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Robert Creeley
Robert Creeley

American poet

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N. Scott Momaday
N. Scott Momaday

American author and academic

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Edward Abbey
Edward Abbey

American author and essayist

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Leslie Marmon Silko
Leslie Marmon Silko

American writer

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Richard Diebenkorn
Richard Diebenkorn

American painter

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Marlene Zuk
Marlene Zuk

American evolutionary biologist

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Antoine Predock
Antoine Predock

American architect

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Fred Wah

Canadian poet

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Agnes Martin
Agnes Martin

American artist

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Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo

American Poet Laureate

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K. R. Rao
K. R. Rao

Professor at UTA

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