Western New Mexico University Rankings

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In the World#4245 of 14178
In North America#1191 of 2629
In the United States#1117 of 2528
In New Mexico#6 of 12
In Silver City#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
2,214
Graduates
979
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
wnmu.edu

Western New Mexico University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,010 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,112 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Western New Mexico University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic1285 (41%)
White990 (32%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown480 (15%)
Black or African American171 (5%)
Nonresident Alien71 (2%)
Two or more races57 (2%)
Asian45 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native20 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander12 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,758
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,167$3,356
Tuition in-state$4,167$3,356
Tuition out-of-state$11,400$8,730
Fee in-district$2,138$1,604
Fee in-state$2,138$1,604
Fee out-of-state$2,138$1,604

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity382
Combined charge for room and board$10,370
Room charge$5,990
Meal charge$4,380

Western New Mexico University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Social Work36129
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1840
Business Administration and Management, General191021
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies530
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse28
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching169
Psychology, General19
Rehabilitation Science18
General Studies17
Occupational Therapy & Therapist17
Welding Technology & Welder13
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General12
Business & Commerce, General10
Elementary Education and Teaching46
Educational Leadership and Administration, General10
Secondary Education and Teaching27
Accounting8
Mathematics, General34
Special Education and Teaching, General7
Commercial and Advertising Art6
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician6
English Language and Literature, General6
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology6
Sociology5
Reading Teacher Education5
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services5
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
Human Services, General3
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling3
History, General2
Chemistry, General2
Zoology & Animal Biology2
Education, General1
Social Sciences, General1
Botany & Plant Biology1
Art & Art Studies, General1
Grand Total105249230
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate34%35%34%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 27%

Publications & Citations

Publications
189
Citations
1,556

Publication count by topic

Psychology
58
Sociology
20
Biology
16
Medicine
16
Computer science
11
Political science
11
Geography
8
Chemistry
8
Philosophy
7
History
7
Mathematics
7
Economics
3
Geology
2
Art
2
Physics
2
Business
1
Environmental science
1
Engineering
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2241228
History22829
Philosophy24725
Psychology2988628
Art30762
Geology329336
Geography415425
Economics449812
Biology4575216
Mathematics472646
Political science48054
Medicine4814111
Physics51504
Computer science535137
Environmental science56501
Chemistry581814

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199014
199128
199259
199366
199478
199587
199687
199779
1998519
1999314
2000317
2001520
200219
2003820
2004326
2005314
2006332
2007238
2008234
2009344
2010387
2011399
20126103
20137112
2014594
2015984
20161173
2017885
20181268
2019772
202013101

General info

Alternative namesWNMU
Founded1893
WikipediaWestern New Mexico University
MottoA University Worth Discovering
Colorsroyal purple, vegas gold
Academic CalendarJuly to June. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff375
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1000 W. College Ave
Silver City, New Mexico, 88061
United States
City population10,000
Phone5055386336
Fax+1 (505) 538 6278

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