Western New Mexico University

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, New Mexico


Western New Mexico University

Western New Mexico University is a public, four or more years institution located in Silver City, New Mexico. The campus is situated in a remote town area and is home to 2,214 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How much does it cost to attend Western New Mexico University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Western New Mexico University for an academic year is $6,306 (in-state) / $13,539 (out-of-state). Including the cost of living of $16,456 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $6,306 (in-state) / $13,539 (out-of-state) to $22,762 (in-state) / $29,995 (out-of-state) for an academic year. 95% of undergraduate students at Western New Mexico University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $11,909.

What degrees are offered at Western New Mexico University?

The degrees offered at Western New Mexico University include "less than one year certificate", "one but less than two years certificate", "associate's degree", "bachelor's degree", "postbaccalaureate certificate" and "master's degree".

What are the popular majors at Western New Mexico University?

The most popular programs/majors at Western New Mexico University include "Social Work", "Criminal Justice and Corrections"" and "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin".

What is the graduation rate at Western New Mexico University?

The graduation rate at Western New Mexico University is 34%.

What is the debt of graduating Western New Mexico University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Western New Mexico University students is $12,405 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $35,800.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

13

Awards Offered

Less than one year certificate

One but less than two years certificate

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Postbaccalaureate certificate

Master's degree

City

Silver City

College Type

Public

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Remote Town

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$9,758

General

Address

1000 W. College Ave
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

College Website

www.wnmu.edu

Phone

(505) 538-6336

Admissions Website

admissions.wnmu.edu/

Online Application Website

www.wnmu.edu/applynow/

Financial Aid Website

www.wnmu.edu/financialAid/

Admissions

This college has open admission policy


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Costs to Attend

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend Western New Mexico University for an academic year can be broken down into $4,167 for tuition, $2,139 for fees, $1,600 for books and supplies, $10,568 for room and board and $4,288 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$6,306
In-state tuition$4,167
In-state fees$2,139
Books and supplies$1,600
Room and board$10,568
Other expenses$4,288

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Western New Mexico University for an academic year can be broken down into $11,400 for tuition, $2,139 for fees, $1,600 for books and supplies, $10,568 for room and board and $4,288 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$13,539
Out-of-state tuition$11,400
Out-of-state fees$2,139
Books and supplies$1,600
Room and board$10,568
Other expenses$4,288
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Students

Western New Mexico University has 2,214 undergradute students. 36% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 64% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,214

Enrollment by gender

36%

36% men

64%

64% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Western New Mexico University is 34%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 35% compared to 34% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Western New Mexico University is 59%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

34%

Graduation Rate by Gender

35%

35% men

34%

34% women

Retention Rate

59%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Western New Mexico University is $35,800 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $16,500 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $49,400.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$35,800

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$16,500 - $49,400

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

60%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Western New Mexico University is 79% compared to 21% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

79%

79% percent_working

21%

21% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Western New Mexico University include "Social Work" with 36 graduates followed by "Criminal Justice and Corrections" with 30 graduates, "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 28 graduates, "Psychology, General" with 19 graduates and "Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions" with 18 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Social Work36
Criminal Justice and Corrections30
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin28
Psychology, General19
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions18

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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