University of New Mexico-Main Campus Graduate School

University of New Mexico-Main Campus (referred to as UNM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Albuquerque, NM.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UNM is $7,363 for New Mexico residents and $21,518 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,578 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,953 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of New Mexico-Main Campus (referred to as UNM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Albuquerque, NM.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1922 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UNM Directory Information
School NameUniversity of New Mexico-Main Campus (UNM)
Address1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone505-277-0111
Webhttps://www.unm.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.unm.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://finaid.unm.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UNM is $7,363 for New Mexico residents and $21,518 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,578 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,953 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 251 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,518
$7,363 for New Mexico Residents
Student Population5,578
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs251 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UNM is $7,363 for New Mexico residents and $21,518 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $349 for New Mexico residents and $1,136 for out-of-state students.
UNM offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
New Mexico Residents$7,363
Out-of-State$21,518
Tuition per Credit Hour
New Mexico Residents$349
Out-of-State$1,136
UNM offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $7,363 for New Mexico residents and $21,518 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$5,001$1,257$16,883$1,257
2019-2020$5,156$1,300$17,407$1,300
2020-2021$5,920$1,401$18,489$1,401
2021-2022$6,050$1,065$19,422$1,065
2022-2023$6,287$1,076$20,442$1,076
The graduate school tuition & fees of UNM is expensive compared to public graduate schools in New Mexico. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the New Mexico graduate tuition is $13,917 (public) / $22,464 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of New Mexico-Main Campus$7,363$21,518
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
New Mexico Graduate Schools$11,402$17,215
Public$6,961$13,917
Private$22,464
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,358 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UNM.
On-campus living costs are increased by 5.00% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,358. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.00% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,864$4,016$9,864$5,366
2019-2020$10,090$4,108$10,090$5,492
2020-2021$10,262$4,176$10,262$5,583
2021-2022$10,396$4,230$10,396$4,230
2022-2023$10,916$4,442$10,916$4,442
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $349 for New Mexico residents and $1,136 for other students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.28% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$278$938
2019-2020$286$967
2020-2021$329$1,027
2021-2022$336$1,079
2022-2023$349$1,136
The law school tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $10,318 for New Mexico residents and $29,191 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $15,327 for New Mexico residents and $44,023 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at UNM.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$15,328-$44,024-
Pharmacy$10,762$1,435$33,773$1,435
Law$8,383$1,935$27,256$1,935

Graduate Programs at UNM

University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers 146 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,719 students have completed their study at University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
Offered Degrees at University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree8301,140
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship410174
Doctor's degree - other50328
Post Master's Degree17077
Total14601,719
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of New Mexico-Main Campus by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the School Psychology program with 20 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 222 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 116 completers.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers 146 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,719 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,140 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 328 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 77 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 34 completers-
Architecture-$44,300
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning10$39,400
Landscape Architecture6-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology18-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 11 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization3-
Latin American Studies6-
American Indian/Native American Studies--
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 74 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences34-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance40-
Education [+] 157 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration5$50,500
Learning Sciences29-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education11-
Special Education and Teaching27$34,600
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services16-
Elementary Education and Teaching27-
Secondary Education and Teaching9-
Art Teacher Education5-
Health Teacher Education6-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching22-
Technical Teacher Education--
Engineering [+] 150 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering13-
Chemical Engineering14-
Civil Engineering16-
Water Resources Engineering4-
Computer Engineering20-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering27-
Mechanical Engineering35-
Nuclear Engineering14-
Construction Engineering7-
Manufacturing Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 27 completers-
Linguistics6-
Comparative Literature3-
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature2-
Portuguese Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature14-
Work and Family Studies [+] 12 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences8-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies4-
Legal Studies [+] 5 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies5-
English Language and Literature [+] 23 completers-
English Language and Literature18-
Creative Writing3-
Rhetoric and Composition2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics4-
Statistics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies5-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Physical Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Chemistry7-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Physics9-
Optics/Optical Sciences4-
Materials Science8-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology6-
Educational Psychology4-
Human Services [+] 33 completers-
Public Administration30$46,200
Public Policy Analysis3-
Social Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Anthropology5-
Economics5-
Geography5-
National Security Policy Studies20-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 40 completers-
Dance1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts--
Playwriting and Screenwriting3-
Art/Art Studies12-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Music Performance21-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 172 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist21-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--
Physician Assistant17-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist--
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design2-
Public Health27-
Health/Medical Physics4-
Health Services Administration16-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist27-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse58$91,100
Business [+] 280 completers-
Business Administration and Management222$55,900
Project Management11-
Accounting47$56,700
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total1,140
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] --
American/United States Studies/Civilization--
Latin American Studies--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences1-
Education [+] 32 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Learning Sciences3-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education5-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching7-
Technical Teacher Education1-
Education (other)1-
Engineering [+] 26 completers-
Engineering26-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Linguistics2-
French Language and Literature--
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2-
Legal Studies [+] -$49,600
Law-$49,600
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Rhetoric and Composition4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics1-
Statistics2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Chemistry7-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Physics6-
Optics/Optical Sciences5-
Materials Science7-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology13-
Educational Psychology1-
Social Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Anthropology12-
Economics7-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Pharmacy-$119,000
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design1-
Health/Medical Physics10-
Nursing Science5-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total174
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 78 completers$49,600
Law78$49,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 250 completers-
Medicine116$54,300
Pharmacy61$119,000
Physical Therapy/Therapist54-
Nursing Practice19-
Total328
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] --
Architecture--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies1-
Education [+] 13 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration12-
Special Education and Teaching--
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 11 completers-
Music Performance11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Health/Medical Physics6-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse7-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Total77

Graduate Student Population at UNM

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 5,578 students enrolled into University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 21,953 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,029 full-time and 2,549 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,441 male and 3,137 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,5782,4413,137
Full-time3,0291,2641,765
Part-tme2,5491,1771,372
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,093 White (37.52%), 124 Black/African American (2.22%), 1,829 Hispanic (32.79%), 266 Asian (4.77%), and 1,266 students with other races. 674 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,5782,4413,137
American Indian/Native American25774183
Asian266103163
Black/African American1246757
Hispanic1,8297481,081
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander716
White2,0939091,184
Two More17467107
Un-Known1547480
Non-resident Alien674398276
University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,487 graduate students (26.66% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,097 graduate students (19.67% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,578
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,487
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,097
Not in Online Courses2,994
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. 1,316 students are aged 20 to 24 (23.59% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 322 students are aged above 50 (5.77%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,5782,4413,137
Age 18-19211
Age 20-21783048
Age 22-241,238529709
Age 25-291,674779895
Age 30-34999469530
Age 35-39628282346
Age 40-49637242395
Age 50-6429096194
Over 64321319

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