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Address1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061
Phone505-538-6336
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School Typefour-years, public
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Western New Mexico University are $6,558 for in-state students and $13,541 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition and fees are $5,163 for in-state students and $10,335 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $6,542 for New Mexico residents and $13,525 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $5,150 for New Mexico residents and $10,322 for out-of-state students.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$6,558$13,541
Graduate$5,163$10,335
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$6,542$13,525
Graduate$5,150$10,322
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The average graduation rate is 29%. Total 2,896 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $35,800. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting program shows the highest salary with $31,100 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 Western New Mexico Key Academics Statistics
Graduation Rate »29%
Retention Rate64%(full-time), 44% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population »2,896 (1,874 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,780
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$35,800
Average Salary by Field of Study$31,100 - $31,100

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Western New Mexico University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Western New Mexico
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadNo
Western New Mexico provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Western New Mexico
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Western New Mexico. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 387. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,300.
Western New Mexico Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity387


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