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 6,346 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,139 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 6,346 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,139 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 248 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,487
$7,115 for New Mexico Residents
Student Population6,346
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs248 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio13 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)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

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 $19,225 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$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
New Mexico Graduate Schools$11,188$16,249
Public$6,628$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 143 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, 1,582 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 Degree8201,080
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship410170
Doctor's degree - other50270
Post Master's Degree15062
Total14301,582
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 17 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 185 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 120 completers.
University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers 143 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,582 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,080 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 270 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 62 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 61 completers-
Architecture0$44,300
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning11$39,400
Landscape Architecture9-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology41-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 18 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization5-
Latin American Studies7-
American Indian/Native American Studies4-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 65 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences39-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance26-
Education [+] 177 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration5$50,500
Learning Sciences22-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education14-
Special Education and Teaching26$34,600
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services21-
Elementary Education and Teaching25-
Secondary Education and Teaching26-
Art Teacher Education7-
Health Teacher Education6-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching25-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 155 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering18-
Chemical Engineering10-
Civil Engineering22-
Water Resources Engineering8-
Computer Engineering27-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering26-
Mechanical Engineering27-
Nuclear Engineering8-
Construction Engineering9-
Manufacturing Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 16 completers-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature4-
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature0-
Portuguese Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Work and Family Studies [+] 9 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences4-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies5-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies3-
English Language and Literature [+] 22 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Creative Writing10-
Rhetoric and Composition4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 15 completers-
Mathematics8-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies4-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Physics1-
Optics/Optical Sciences0-
Materials Science4-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology5-
Educational Psychology11-
Human Services [+] 48 completers-
Public Administration41$46,200
Public Policy Analysis7-
Social Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Anthropology5-
Economics8-
Geography2-
National Security Policy Studies11-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 32 completers-
Dance1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Playwriting and Screenwriting1-
Art/Art Studies12-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music Performance16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 161 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist4-
Physician Assistant17-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design2-
Public Health19-
Health/Medical Physics6-
Health Services Administration8-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist34-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse41$91,100
Business [+] 216 completers-
Business Administration and Management185$55,900
Accounting31$56,700
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total1,080
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization5-
Latin American Studies1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences3-
Education [+] 34 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Learning Sciences3-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education4-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching7-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Education (other)2-
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Engineering23-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Linguistics2-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers$49,600
Law0$49,600
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Rhetoric and Composition4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics2-
Statistics4-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics8-
Optics/Optical Sciences7-
Materials Science4-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology4-
Educational Psychology0-
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Anthropology7-
Economics4-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Pharmacy0$119,000
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design1-
Health/Medical Physics17-
Nursing Science5-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total170
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 105 completers$49,600
Law105$49,600
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 165 completers-
Medicine84$54,300
Pharmacy66$119,000
Physical Therapy/Therapist2-
Nursing Practice13-
Total270
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 11 completers-
Architecture2-
Architectural History and Criticism9-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
Ethnic Studies3-
Women's Studies4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] 7 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
School Psychology7-
Applied Behavior Analysis9-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Music Performance4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Health/Medical Physics7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse7-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Business Administration and Management3-
Total62

Graduate Student Population at UNM

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,346 students enrolled into University of New Mexico-Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 22,139 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,200 full-time and 3,146 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,799 male and 3,547 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
Total6,3462,7993,547
Full-time3,2001,3361,864
Part-tme3,1461,4631,683
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,557 White (40.29%), 128 Black/African American (2.02%), 2,031 Hispanic (32.00%), 301 Asian (4.74%), and 1,329 students with other races. 675 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,3462,7993,547
American Indian/Native American29189202
Asian301115186
Black/African American1286959
Hispanic2,0318351,196
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1147
White2,5571,1351,422
Two More18266116
Un-Known1708486
Non-resident Alien675402273
University of New Mexico-Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,298 graduate students (20.45% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,302 graduate students (20.52% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,346
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,298
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,302
Not in Online Courses3,746
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. 1,513 students are aged 20 to 24 (23.84% of total students), 476 students are aged above 50 (7.50%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,3462,7993,547
Age 20-211003664
Age 22-241,413608805
Age 25-291,849857992
Age 30-341,102529573
Age 35-39690288402
Age 40-49716293423
Age 50-64365131234
Over 641115754

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