Western New Mexico University Graduate Schools

Western New Mexico University (referred to as Western New Mexico) is a Public, 4 years school located in Silver City, NM. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Western New Mexico University is $5,163 for New Mexico residents and $10,335 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,031 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,013 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Western New Mexico University (referred to as Western New Mexico) is a Public, 4 years school located in Silver City, NM. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1942 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Western New Mexico Directory Information
School NameWestern New Mexico University (Western New Mexico)
Address1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061
Phone505-538-6336
Webhttps://www.wnmu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://wnmu.edu/applynow/#gsc.tab=0
Financial Infohttps://admissions.wnmu.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Western New Mexico University is $5,163 for New Mexico residents and $10,335 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,031 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,013 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 88 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 38 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$10,335
$5,163 for New Mexico Residents
Student Population1,031
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs88 graduate programs
(38 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Western New Mexico University is $5,163 for New Mexico residents and $10,335 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $198 for New Mexico residents and $282 for out-of-state students.
Western New Mexico University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Western New Mexico University 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, remedial services, 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)38 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial 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 Western New Mexico University is $5,163 for New Mexico residents and $10,335 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.13% 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$3,177$1,604$8,730$1,604
2018-2019$3,177$1,604$8,730$1,604
2019-2020$3,356$1,604$8,730$1,604
2020-2021$3,558$1,618$8,730$1,618
2021-2022$3,558$1,605$8,730$1,605
The graduate school tuition & fees of Western New Mexico is average 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
Western New Mexico University$5,163$10,335
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 $14,878 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Western New Mexico University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -1.33% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,878. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -1.33% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,500$4,288$10,500$4,288
2018-2019$10,500$4,288$10,500$4,288
2019-2020$10,568$4,288$10,568$4,288
2020-2021$10,790$4,288$10,790$4,288
2021-2022$10,590$4,288$10,590$4,288
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $198 for New Mexico residents and $282 for other students at Western New Mexico University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$177$242
2018-2019$177$242
2019-2020$186$252
2020-2021$198$282
2021-2022$198$282

Graduate Programs at Western New Mexico

Western New Mexico University offers 31 graduate programs for Master's 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, 368 students have completed their study at Western New Mexico University.
Offered Degrees at Western New Mexico University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree118253
Post Bachelor's Degree209115
Total3117368
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Western New Mexico University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Social Work program with 74 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 139 completers.
Western New Mexico University offers 31 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 368 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 253 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 115 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (4 completers) 55 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services7-
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching6-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels14-
Reading Teacher Education5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 36 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)36$24,200
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 138 completers-
Social Work138-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Nursing Practice4-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Business Administration and Management20-
Total253
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (5 completers) 39 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Elementary Education and Teaching12-
Secondary Education and Teaching11-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
English Language and Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-
Homeland Security0-
1-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 67 completers-
Social Work67-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Political Science and Government1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Art/Art Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling0-
Nursing Practice0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Management Information Systems0-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total115

Graduate Student Population at Western New Mexico

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,031 students enrolled into Western New Mexico University graduate schools where it has total 3,013 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 325 full-time and 706 part-time graduate students. By gender, 222 male and 809 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
Total1,031222809
Full-time32547278
Part-tme706175531
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 510 White (49.47%), 72 Black/African American (6.98%), 331 Hispanic (32.10%), 19 Asian (1.84%), and 99 students with other races. 9 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,031222809
American Indian/Native American37532
Asian19415
Black/African American721458
Hispanic33164267
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander220
White510116394
Two More24519
Un-Known27918
Non-resident Alien936
Western New Mexico University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 946 graduate students (91.76% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 58 graduate students (5.63% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,031
Enrolled Online Exclusively946
Enrolled Some Online Courses58
Not in Online Courses27
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Western New Mexico University. 100 students are aged 20 to 24 (9.70% of total students), 143 students are aged above 50 (13.87%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Western New Mexico University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,031222809
Age 20-21312
Age 22-24972374
Age 25-2920234168
Age 30-3419838160
Age 35-3915230122
Age 40-4923251181
Age 50-641102981
Over 64331419
Age Un-Known422

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Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (ENMU-Portales) is a Public, 4 years school located in Portales, NM. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $5,351 for New Mexico residents and $7,110 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,235 and it offers total 78 graduate programs(33 online programs).
New Mexico Highlands University (New Mexico Highlands) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Vegas, NM. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $7,698 for New Mexico residents and $11,154 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,101 and it offers total 58 graduate programs(4 online programs).
University of New Mexico-Main Campus (UNM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Albuquerque, NM. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $7,115 for New Mexico residents and $20,487 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,346 and it offers total 248 graduate programs.
New Mexico State University-Main Campus (NMSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Cruces, NM. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $5,926 for New Mexico residents and $18,275 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,673 and it offers total 208 graduate programs(42 online programs).
University of the Southwest (USW) is a Private, 4 years school located in Hobbs, NM. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $22,500 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 650 and it offers total 69 graduate programs(35 online programs).
St. John's College (St. John's) is a Private, 4 years school located in Santa Fe, NM. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $25,116 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 81 and it offers total 3 graduate programs.

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