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#211 Overall Influence #1170 Desirability Rank

University of New Mexico

Public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,436

Acceptance

96%

Graduation Rate

54%

Median SAT Score

1130

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,463

Fees (in-state)

$1,698

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

19K

Under-Grads

15K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque NM 87106

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

#148 World Rank
Literature
#188 World Rank
Biology
#197 World Rank
Mathematics
#199 World Rank
Engineering
#137 World Rank
Computer Science
#150 World Rank
Physics
#233 World Rank
Medical
#199 World Rank
Education
#191 World Rank
Law
#189 World Rank
History
#58 World Rank
Anthropology
#231 World Rank
Political Science
#154 World Rank
Communications
#201 World Rank
Psychology
#335 World Rank
Philosophy
#319 World Rank
Chemistry
#169 World Rank
Sociology
#184 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#435 World Rank
Economics
#99 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#809 World Rank
Religious Studies
#453 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#169 World Rank
Social Work
#282 World 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, Criminal Justice, and Computer Science

Brian Urlacher

American football linebacker, Pro Football Hall of Famer

David Aberle

David Aberle

Anthropologist

Margaret Henderson Floyd

American architectural historian

Don E. Wilson

American mammalogist

Don E. Wilson

American mammalogist

Richard G. Kyle

American theologian

Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper

American basketball coach and player

Roger Curtis Green

Roger Curtis Green

American-born New Zealand archaeologist

Valerie Davidson

Lieutenant Governor of Alaska

Milton Rubenfeld

Milton Rubenfeld

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

Dennis Jett

American diplomat

Cody Willard

Cody Willard

American writer