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).
What does this school look for?
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How much does it cost to attend?
Averages for 10 years after enrolling
What's it like to attend this school?
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Where will you be attending?
1700 Lomas Blvd NE,
On Campus Crime Rates
22 per 100k
1 per 100k
City Crime Rates
69 per 100k
11 per 100k
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.
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.
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