Western New Mexico University in Silver City
Silver City, NM
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Western New Mexico University is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Western New Mexico University students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$10,961|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$12,440|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$12,923|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$14,981|
Typical room charge for academic year: 6410
Typical board charge for academic year: -
Combined charge for room and board: -
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
1768 of Western New Mexico University undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 62 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Western New Mexico University number 6 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New Mexico.
Students at Western New Mexico University awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||93.12%||$5,211|
|$30,001 - $48,000||100%||$7,266|
|$48,001 - $75,000||50%||$1,070|
|$75,001 - $110,000||0%||$0|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Credit for military training
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition guaranteed plan
Tuition payment plan
Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in Western New Mexico University.
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers
Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.
- Member of National Athletic Association
- Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
- NCAA/NAIA member for football
- NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
- NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track
Western New Mexico University graduation rate is below the national average.
19% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Western New Mexico University completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Western New Mexico University is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Percent of international students
Students enrollment in distance education
In Western New Mexico University the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Western New Mexico University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in New Mexico.
The percentage of crimes on Main Campus
The campus located by 1000 W. College Ave address in Silver City, New Mexico.
Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Western New Mexico University with 0.82% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, motor vehicle theft, and aggravated assault.
Number of degree programs offered
This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 51 universities in New Mexico state, with one of the highest number of Postbaccalaureate certificate. Western New Mexico University is one of the few institutions in New Mexico that offers an Associate's degree program.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 90 distance education programs that are offered in the Western New Mexico University: 39 are for Bachelor's degree, 21 - for Master's degree, 21 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 6 - for Associate's degree and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New Mexico state average data to help you compare.
Western New Mexico University provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 2089 students with 62676 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 544 with 13046 credit hours.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Western New Mexico University
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Location & Website
Address: 1000 W. College Ave
Place: Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +5055386336
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: wnmu.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
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