The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UNM has more expensive tuition & fees ($25,243) than San Jose State ($19,732).
  • It is harder to admit to San Jose State than UNM.
  • UNM has a higher submitted SAT score (1,140) than San Jose State (1,125).
  • Both UNM and San Jose State have the same submitted ACT scores (23).
  • San Jose State has more students with 36,208 students while UNM has 22,311 students.
  • UNM has more full-time faculties with 1,935 faculties while San Jose State has 884 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of New Mexico-Main Campus and San Jose State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UNMSan Jose State
UNMvs.San Jose State
Albuquerque, New MexicoLocationSan Jose, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - other
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees
97% ($5,327)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)60% ($8,729)
$5,327Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,729
67.04 %Acceptance Rates66.88 %
41.91 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.04 %
1,140SAT Score1,125
23ACT Score23
54 %Graduation Rate66 %
-Transfer-out Rate4 %
77 %Retention Rate86 %
22,311Student Population36,208
1,935Number of Faculties884
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio25 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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