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 UW ($20,827).
  • It is harder to admit to UNM than UW.
  • Both UW and UNM have the same submitted SAT scores (1,140).
  • UW has higher submitted ACT score (25) than UNM (23).
  • UNM has more students with 22,311 students while UW has 11,829 students.
  • UNM has more full-time faculties with 1,935 faculties while UW has 719 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Wyoming and University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Laramie, WyomingLocationAlbuquerque, New Mexico
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
76% ($8,139)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)97% ($5,327)
$8,139Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,327
96.82 %Acceptance Rates67.04 %
40.68 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)41.91 %
1,140SAT Score1,140
25ACT Score23
59 %Graduation Rate54 %
24 %Transfer-out Rate-
80 %Retention Rate77 %
11,829Student Population22,311
719Number of Faculties1,935
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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