Western New Mexico University

#4056 / #1124
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Public university in Silver City, New Mexico, U.S.

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About Western New Mexico University

According to Wikipedia, Western New Mexico University is a public university in Silver City, New Mexico. It was founded in 1893. History Founded in the Territory of New Mexico on February 11, 1893 as the New Mexico Normal School, the school began to offer classes on September 3, 1894, in a rented Presbyterian church. On June 2, 1893, the nascent board of regents accepted of Town of Silver City land situated on a hillside overlooking the town donated by Regent, and Mayor Town of Silver City, Colonel John W. Fleming. In November 1896, the school's first permanent building, Old Main, was dedicated, and within twenty years enrollment had reached nearly 500 students.

Western New Mexico University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Graduation Rate

How Much Does Western New Mexico University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$4,417 $2,157

How Much Do Western New Mexico University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Western New Mexico University, then you can expect to earn an average of $35,800 per year. You also have a 79% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Western New Mexico University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,210 1,564 646

Where is Western New Mexico University?

Western New Mexico University is located at 1000 W. College Ave, Silver City NM 88061

How Safe is Western New Mexico University?

Western New Mexico University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Western New Mexico University Known For?

Western New Mexico University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Western New Mexico University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Western New Mexico University's Most Influential Alumni?

Western New Mexico University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Nursing. Here are some of Western New Mexico University's most famous alumni:

Jerry D. Thompson
Jerry D. Thompson
An American historian and professor.
Tammie Jo Shults
Tammie Jo Shults
An American pilot.
Ken Brewer
An American poet, scholar.
Carleton Naiche-Palmer
A President of the Mescalero Apache .
Phil Emery
An American football coach, scout, executive.
Pat Henry
An American track and field coach.
Howie Morales
An American politician.
Mastin G. White
An American judge.
Rod Windsor
An American football wide receiver.
Ben D. Altamirano
A United States Army soldier and politician.
Marty Fine
An American football player and coach.
Georgia Lee Lusk
An American politician .

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