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 1,022 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,896 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 1,022 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,896 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 90 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 40 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 Population1,022
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs90 graduate programs
(40 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 planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
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)40 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 $19,204 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
Western New Mexico University$5,163$10,335
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 $14,878 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 29 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, 356 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 Degree109250
Post Bachelor's Degree1911106
Total2920356
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 142 completers.
Western New Mexico University offers 29 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 356 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 250 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 106 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (6 completers) 58 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration13-
Special Education and Teaching8-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8-
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching8-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels10-
Reading Teacher Education5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 35 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)35$24,200
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 139 completers-
Social Work139-
Business [+] 18 completers-
Business Administration and Management18-
Total250
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (5 completers) 18 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Elementary Education and Teaching5-
Secondary Education and Teaching5-
English Language And Literature [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies2-
Homeland Security1-
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations0-
0-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 74 completers-
Social Work74-
Social Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Political Science and Government3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Art/Art Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1-
Nursing Practice0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Management Information Systems0-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Total106

Graduate Student Population at Western New Mexico

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,022 students enrolled into Western New Mexico University graduate schools where it has total 2,896 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 301 full-time and 721 part-time graduate students. By gender, 222 male and 800 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
Total1,022222800
Full-time30140261
Part-tme721182539
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 504 White (49.32%), 75 Black/African American (7.34%), 337 Hispanic (32.97%), 24 Asian (2.35%), and 82 students with other races. 10 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,022222800
American Indian/Native American31823
Asian24717
Black/African American751065
Hispanic33778259
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White504105399
Two More27720
Un-Known1459
Non-resident Alien1028
Western New Mexico University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 862 graduate students (84.34% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 112 graduate students (10.96% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,022
Enrolled Online Exclusively862
Enrolled Some Online Courses112
Not in Online Courses48

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