Graduate Programs Overview

Western New Mexico University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Silver City, New Mexico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $5,176 for New Mexico residents and $10,348 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-four graduate programs: 11 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 20 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 250 students have been conferred Master's degree and 54 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWestern New Mexico University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM
Graduate School Students1,022 students
862 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$5,176
Out-of-State$10,348
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 34 Graduate Programs
11 Master's, 20 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Western New Mexico University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For New Mexico residents, the tuition & fees are $5,176 and $10,348 for non-New Mexico residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $198 for New Mexico residents and $282 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$3,558$8,730
Fees$1,618$1,618
Cost per Credit$198$282
Books & Supplies$1,600
Room & Board$10,790 (On-Campus) / $10,790 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,288 (On-Campus) / $4,288 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,854$27,026
Off-Campus Total$21,854$27,026
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$4,650$4,781$4,781$4,960$5,176
Out-of-State$10,354$10,334$10,334$10,334$10,348

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Western New Mexico University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 88 major areas - 10 Master's (9 online programs), 19 Post-Bachelor'(11 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total25054106-
Men514817-
Women199689-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Business
Education
History
Education
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Education
Social Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Education
Psychology
Education
Psychology
Education
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Education
Social Sciences
Education
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Education
Social Sciences
Precision Production Trades
Education
Engineering Technology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Education
Human Services
Business
Education
History
Visual And Performing Arts
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Business
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Education
Psychology
Education
Mathematics And Statistics
Education
English Language And Literature
Education

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,896 students enrolled in Western New Mexico University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,022 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 222 male and 800 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 301 full-time and 721 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 862 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 112 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,022
Men Students222
Women Students800
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,022
Full-time Students301
Part-time Students721
By race/ethnicity 504 White, 75 Black, and 24 Asian students are attending at Western New Mexico University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,022
American Indian /
Native American
31
Asian24
Black75
Hispanic337
White504
Two or more races27
Un-Known14
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Western New Mexico University, 862 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 112 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,022
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses862
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses112
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses48
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses862
New Mexico Resident460
Other State In U.S.395
Outside of U.S.7


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