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 twenty-seven graduate programs: 11 Master's, 16 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWestern New Mexico University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM
Graduate School Students1,003 students
686 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$5,176
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 27 Graduate Programs
11 Master's, 16 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 $186 for New Mexico residents and $252 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$186$252
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)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Western New Mexico University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 27 major areas - 9 Master's (4 online programs), 16 Post-Bachelor'(9 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
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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
English Language And Literature

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,248 students enrolled in Western New Mexico University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,003 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 242 male and 761 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 294 full-time and 709 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 686 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 317 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students242
Women Students761
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students294
Part-time Students709
By race/ethnicity 504 White, 74 Black, and 19 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races15
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, 686 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 317 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,003
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses686
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses317
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses686
New Mexico Resident336
Other State In U.S.343
Outside of U.S.7

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