UNM Admissions

The application fee is $25 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.unm.edu
Online Applicationwww.unm.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 94.28% and yield is 29.50%. 3,808 men and 5,520 women applied to UNM and 3,543 men and 5,251 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,111 men and 1,483 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 94.28%93.04%95.13%
Yield 29.50%31.36%28.24%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 21 students (1% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,126 students (82%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 640 and 25th percentile is 470. The SAT Math score is 650 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 73 (75th percentile) and 73 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470640
SAT Math500650
ACT Composite1925
ACT Math1724
ACT English1724
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UNM requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes University of New Mexico-Main Campus application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UNM online application page .
UNM Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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