Western New Mexico University

Western New Mexico University

Silver City, New Mexico


Graduation and Retention

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%

Graduation by Ethnicity

The distribution of graduation rates by ethnic diversity at Western New Mexico University comprises of the highest graduation rate of 67% for "Nonresident Alien" followed by 38% for "Race/ethnicity unknown", 37% for "White, non-Hispanic", 35% for "Hispanic", 25% for "Asian", 20% for "Black, non-Hispanic", 20% for "Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander", 11% for "American Indian or Alaska Native", 0% for "Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander" and 0% for "Two or more races".

Graduation Rate by Ethnicity

25%

25% Asian

35%

35% Hispanic

67%

67% Nonresident Alien

0%

0% Two or more races

20%

20% Black, non-Hispanic

37%

37% White, non-Hispanic

38%

38% Race/ethnicity unknown

11%

11% American Indian or Alaska Native

20%

20% Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Graduation by Year

Graduation rate of students varies by number of years taken to complete degree. 14% of the undergraduate students at Western New Mexico University graduated in 4 years, 24% in 5 years and 27% in 6 years.

Graduation Rate by Year

YearsGraduation Rate
within 4 years14%
within 5 years24%
within 6 years27%