Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east,
The University of New Mexico offers a wide variety of academic programs through twelve Colleges and Schools. These academic options includes more than 215 degree and certificate programs, including 94 baccalaureate, 71 masters and 37 doctoral degrees.
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development provides a variety of research-related services and information for UNM faculty, researchers, and administrators.
Our office provides professional career advisement to current UNM students as well as UNM alumni and community members.
Career Development Facilitators (CDFs) are available through appointments or walk-ins to assist students with choosing or changing their major, assessing abilities, interests and values, clarifying career goals, writing a resume or cover letter, preparing for interviews, conducting a job search or preparing to attend graduate school.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
The Global Education Office (GEO) provides services to international students and scholars coming to UNM, coordinates opportunities for UNM students to study overseas and offers intensive English language programs to students interested in studying in the U.S.
As an advocate for international programs on campus, GEO helps to prepare UNM faculty, administrators, and students to understand and work effectively in a complex and rapidly changing global community.
Living on campus is about more than having a place to rest your head; it's about the experience! From our Living Learning Program to events and activities, you'll find a variety of experience outside the classroom.
The University Libraries system on the central campus at UNM has the largest library collection in the state. The four libraries in the system are Zimmerman Library, Centennial Science and Engineering Library, Fine Arts and Design Library and Parish Memorial Library. The Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections is nationally recognized for the quality of the collection.
The IT Organization is overseen by the Office of the CIO and consists of five main areas: Applications, Classroom Technologies, Computing Platforms, Customer Service, and Networks.
Student Health & Counseling (SHAC) provides quality health and counseling services to all UNM students to foster student success. Fees charged at SHAC are much lower than community rates. SHAC is funded in part by student activity fees.
Offering a distinctive campus environment with a Pueblo Revival architectural theme, the campus buildings echo nearby Pueblo Indian villages. The nationally recognized campus arboretum and the popular duck pond offer an outstanding botanical experience in the midst of one of New Mexico's great public open spaces.New Campuses:
With over 400 student organizations to choose from at UNM, there is something for everyone, and if there isn’t, you can charter your own organization.
What worked was the ability to get help and to speak freely with the professors sharing ideas and hard to understand concepts. What didnt work was distance learning
Some professors are better than others but all of them want their students to do well. Taking upper level courses were easier than some of the lower level classes
I went into university at age 16 and in hindsight, would have benefited from guidance and mentoring along with a good support system. (I got emancipated at 16 and went straight into university rather lost - I thought I knew what I wanted to do (become a psychiatrist) but I don't remember anyone really telling me the steps I needed to take to get there.)
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