University of New Mexico-Main Campus Graduate Schools

University of New Mexico-Main Campus (referred to as UNM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Albuquerque, NM. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $7,115 for New Mexico residents and $20,487 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,102 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,311 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. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
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 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $7,115 for New Mexico residents and $20,487 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,102 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,311 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 238 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 18 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,487
$7,115 for New Mexico Residents
Student Population6,102
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs238 graduate programs
(18 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $7,115 for New Mexico residents and $20,487 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $336 for New Mexico residents and $1,079 for out-of-state students.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus 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)18 Online Programs Available
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

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $7,115 for New Mexico residents and $20,487 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.00% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$6,505$1,637$21,962$1,637
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
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 $19,204 and the New Mexico graduate tuition is $12,669 (public) / $23,518 (private).
The next 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$7,115$20,487
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
New Mexico Graduate Schools$11,191$16,249
Public$6,633$12,669
Private$23,518
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,626 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.30% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,626. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -7.69% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,662$3,934$9,662$5,256
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
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $336 for New Mexico residents and $1,079 for other students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.06% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$271$271
2018-2019$278$938
2019-2020$286$967
2020-2021$329$1,027
2021-2022$336$1,079
The law school tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $9,558 for New Mexico residents and $26,422 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $15,327 for New Mexico residents and $44,023 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
2021-2022 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$1,420$33,772$1,420
Law$8,138$1,420$25,002$1,420

Graduate Programs at UNM

University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers 142 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, 1,720 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 Degree8101,119
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship410198
Doctor's degree - other50325
Post Master's Degree15078
Total14201,720
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 Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 199 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 120 completers.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers 142 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,720 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,119 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 325 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 78 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 42 completers-
Architecture0$44,300
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning9$39,400
Landscape Architecture7-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology26-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 12 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
Latin American Studies2-
American Indian/Native American Studies6-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 75 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences44-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance31-
Education [+] 197 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration20$50,500
Learning Sciences21-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education18-
Special Education and Teaching25$34,600
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19-
Elementary Education and Teaching31-
Secondary Education and Teaching20-
Art Teacher Education6-
Health Teacher Education5-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching32-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 140 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering10-
Chemical Engineering11-
Civil Engineering14-
Water Resources Engineering6-
Computer Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering29-
Mechanical Engineering37-
Nuclear Engineering12-
Construction Engineering5-
Manufacturing Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 21 completers-
Linguistics3-
Comparative Literature1-
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature4-
Portuguese Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature11-
Work and Family Studies [+] 6 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies3-
Legal Studies [+] 9 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies9-
English Language and Literature [+] 16 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Creative Writing3-
Rhetoric and Composition5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics9-
Statistics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies5-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy2-
Physical Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science15-
Physics11-
Optics/Optical Sciences8-
Materials Science8-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Psychology6-
Educational Psychology6-
Human Services [+] 50 completers-
Public Administration48$46,200
Public Policy Analysis2-
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Anthropology6-
Economics10-
Geography6-
National Security Policy Studies1-
Political Science and Government1-
Sociology1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 47 completers-
Dance0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Playwriting and Screenwriting3-
Art/Art Studies11-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music Performance31-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 170 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist36-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist9-
Physician Assistant17-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design3-
Public Health17-
Health/Medical Physics4-
Health Services Administration13-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist25-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse46$91,100
Business [+] 219 completers-
Business Administration and Management166$55,900
Accounting53$56,700
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total1,119
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 9 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization6-
Latin American Studies3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
Education [+] 32 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Learning Sciences1-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education5-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Education (other)7-
Engineering [+] 33 completers-
Engineering33-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Linguistics3-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers$49,600
Law0$49,600
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Rhetoric and Composition7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Statistics0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics16-
Optics/Optical Sciences5-
Materials Science3-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Psychology11-
Educational Psychology1-
Social Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Anthropology15-
Economics8-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Pharmacy0$119,000
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design1-
Health/Medical Physics14-
Nursing Science1-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total198
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 120 completers$49,600
Law120$49,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 205 completers-
Medicine102$54,300
Pharmacy69$119,000
Physical Therapy/Therapist29-
Nursing Practice5-
Total325
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 6 completers-
Architecture0-
Architectural History and Criticism6-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
Ethnic Studies2-
Women's Studies2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer Science1-
Education [+] 27 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor10-
Psychology [+] 22 completers-
School Psychology17-
Applied Behavior Analysis5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Music Performance2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Health/Medical Physics2-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6-
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business Administration and Management8-
Total78

Graduate Student Population at UNM

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,102 students enrolled into University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 22,311 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,062 full-time and 3,040 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,701 male and 3,401 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
Total6,1022,7013,401
Full-time3,0621,3341,728
Part-tme3,0401,3671,673
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,583 White (42.33%), 131 Black/African American (2.15%), 1,893 Hispanic (31.02%), 287 Asian (4.70%), and 1,208 students with other races. 609 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1022,7013,401
American Indian/Native American26577188
Asian287119168
Black/African American1316566
Hispanic1,8937871,106
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander835
White2,5831,1461,437
Two More16363100
Un-Known1638083
Non-resident Alien609361248
University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 966 graduate students (15.83% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,338 graduate students (21.93% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,102
Enrolled Online Exclusively966
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,338
Not in Online Courses3,798
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. 1,467 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.04% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.05%), 511 students are aged above 50 (8.37%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1022,7013,401
Age 18-19303
Age 20-21792752
Age 22-241,388610778
Age 25-291,772862910
Age 30-341,025463562
Age 35-39651257394
Age 40-49673264409
Age 50-64376148228
Over 641357065

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