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

University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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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).

From Wikipedia

The University of New Mexico is a public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Founded in 1889, UNM offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs. The Albuquerque campus encompasses over , and there are branch campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos, Rio Rancho, Taos, and Los Lunas. UNM is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". According to the National Science Foundation, UNM spent $251 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 94th in the nation.

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1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque NM 87106

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69 per 100k

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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 . University of New Mexico’s most academically influential people include Cody Willard, Aaron Clauset, and Milton Rubenfeld.

Cody Willard
Cody Willard

American writer

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Aaron Clauset


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Milton Rubenfeld
Milton Rubenfeld

American aviator, one of the five founding pilots of the Israeli Air Force

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Margaret Henderson Floyd

American architectural historian

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Dennis Jett

American diplomat

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Richard G. Kyle

American theologian

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David Aberle
David Aberle


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Paul T. Baker

American anthropologist

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Don E. Wilson

American mammalogist

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Don E. Wilson

American mammalogist

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Michael Cooper
Michael Cooper

American basketball coach and player

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George Woodman

American artist

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