University of New Mexico-Main Campus

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,463
2.6% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$12,200
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.82%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
96.3%
10,436 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
22,311
68.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
53.6%
1,656 Graduates

About

University of New Mexico-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Bernalillo County, NM. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of New Mexico-Main Campus were General Business Administration & Management (602 degrees awarded), General Psychology (477 degrees), and Registered Nursing (397 degrees).

In 2020, 5,841 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. 58.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (2,479 degrees), 1.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2217 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $6,463, which is $−22,100 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $6,463, which is $−22,100 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,200.

In 2020, 97% of undergraduate students attending University of New Mexico-Main Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,463
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $6,463. The cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $−22,100 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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Average Net Price

$12,200
2020 Value
7.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of New Mexico-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,200. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of New Mexico-Main Campus grew by 7.32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,090
Room and Board
$1,158
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was of $10,090 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,158. The cost of room and board increased by 2.29% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.84% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.3% with respect to 2019, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.82%
2018 Default Rate
460
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was 8.82%, which represents 460 out of the 5213 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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University of New Mexico-Main Campus received 10,436 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 11.9% annual growth. Out of those 10,436 applicants, 10,054 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.3% acceptance rate.

There were 22,311 students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2020, and 32% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 27.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
10,054
Accepted Out of 10,436

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of New Mexico-Main Campus was 96.3% (10,054 admissions from 10,436 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 94.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 11.9%, while admissions grew by 14.3%.

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SAT Scores

32%
Submission Percentage
898
Scores Submitted

32% of enrolled first-time students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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University of New Mexico-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 22,311 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is 15,186 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,125. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.8% Hispanic or Latino, 33.3% White, 5.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.27% Asian, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2.5% Black or African American, and 0.166% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (30.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.1%) and White Female (16.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.9%) and White Male (16.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22,311 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is 15,186 and the part-time enrollment is 7,125. This means that 68.1% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 76.5% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (85%), University of New Mexico-Main Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    9,997
  2. White
    7,423
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    1,190

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is 44.8% Hispanic or Latino, 33.3% White, 5.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.27% Asian, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2.5% Black or African American, and 0.166% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.69% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 385 students (1.73%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 1045 more women than men received degrees from University of New Mexico-Main Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is hispanic or latino (2,479 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2217 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (602 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (477 degrees) and Registered Nursing (397 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (118 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (183 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (70 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Elementary & middle school teachers (250,494 people), Other managers (165,427 people), Postsecondary teachers (154,560 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (139,543 people), and Social workers, all other (103,070 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (118 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (183 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (70 degrees), English (213 degrees), and Psychology (523 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Physicians, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (118 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (183 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (70 degrees), English (213 degrees), and Psychology (523 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Elementary & secondary schools (597,717 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (342,039 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (220,623 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (157,593 people), and Outpatient care centers (148,524 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (118 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (183 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (70 degrees), English (213 degrees), and Psychology (523 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
Most Common
  1. 602 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 477 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 397 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 602 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,398
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,443
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,398 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is 0.696 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,443).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 414 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.14 times more than the 362 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 378 degrees were awarded to women at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 5.32 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 22% of students graduating from University of New Mexico-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (72.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is Female and Asian (72.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.302% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,479 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2,217 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    240 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is hispanic or latino (2,479 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (2217 degrees).

1.42% of degree recipients (83 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,523 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,299 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    956 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is hispanic or latino female (1,523 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,299 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

University of New Mexico-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $457M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $34.8M (7.62%), compared to the 3.43% average return ($10.5M on $307M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of New Mexico-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $2.11B. University of New Mexico-Main Campus employs 307 Associate professors, 296 Professors, and 289 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Male Professors (182), Male Associate professors(157), and Female Assistant professors (153).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 541 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 411 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 326 employees.

Endowment

$457M
2020 Endowment
3.15%
decline from 2019

University of New Mexico-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $457M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of New Mexico-Main Campus declined 3.15% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $151M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $213M - Federal
  2. $36.9M - State
  3. $3.84M - Local

As of 2020, University of New Mexico-Main Campus received $213M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $36.9M from state grants and contracts, and $3.84M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.2B
2020 Salaries
5.1%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of New Mexico-Main Campus paid a median of $1.2B in salaries, which represents 57.1% of their overall expenditure ($2.11B) and a 5.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.09% growth from 2018 and a 0.591% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (42.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$99.6M
Instructional Salaries
1,096
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of New Mexico-Main Campus paid a total of $99.6M to 1,096 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.28% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $70.3M (29.6%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
307 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
541 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus were Associate professor with 307 employees; Professor with 296 employees; and Professor with 289 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 541 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 411 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 326 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was Male Professor with 182 employees, Male Associate professor with 157 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 153 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of New Mexico-Main Campus.

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