Western New Mexico UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Silver City, NM

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$6,306

Avg in-state tuition

$13,539

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Western New Mexico University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Western New Mexico University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Silver City, New Mexico. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,193, and admissions are selective. The university offers 38 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 34%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,306, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,539.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

Information not available

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students Enrolled

66%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

Hispanic

40%

White

31%

Unknown

15%

Black

5%

American Indian/Alaska Native

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

68%

Socio-economic diversity

64% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

64%

State Grant Aid

46%

Institution Grant Aid

52%

Pell Grant

64%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,959
State Grant Aid $2,274
Institution Grant Aid $9,310
Pell Grant Aid $4,539

Financial Outlook

$29k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.