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 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 69.61% and yield is 36.02%. 4,501 men and 6,081 women applied to UNM and 3,089 men and 4,277 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,164 men and 1,489 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants10,5824,5016,081
Admitted7,3663,0894,277
Enrolled2,6531,1641,489
Acceptance Ratio 69.61%68.63%70.33%
Yield 36.02%37.68%34.81%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 23 students (1% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,630 students (99%) 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 520. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 75 (75th percentile) and 75 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520640
SAT Math510630
ACT Composite1925
ACT Math1825
ACT English1825
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, 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
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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