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

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Silver City, New Mexico Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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

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

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Retention Rate 59%

Graduation Rate 34%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

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

Learning Environment

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

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68%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

Financial Aid 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
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.