University of New Mexico-Main Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,664

14.6% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,230

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.5%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.8%

15,582 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

26,999

71.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.9%

1,531 Graduates

About

University of New Mexico-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Bernalillo County, NM. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of New Mexico-Main Campus were General Business Administration & Management (522 degrees awarded), General Psychology (521 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (246 degrees).

In 2016, 6,028 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Mexico-Main Campus. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,494 degrees), 1.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2355 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $6,664, which is $-19,192 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $6,664, which is $-19,192 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,230.

In 2016, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,664

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was $6,664. The cost of tuition at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is $-19,192 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$11,230

2016 Value

1.11%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of New Mexico-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,230. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of New Mexico-Main Campus grew by 1.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,048

Room and Board

$1,072

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was of $9,048 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,072. The cost of room and board increased by 2.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.752% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.37% with respect to 2015, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

12.5%

2015 Default Rate

771

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was 12.5%, which represents 771 out of the 6169 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of New Mexico-Main Campus received 15,582 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 18.1% annual growth. Out of those 15,582 applicants, 9,003 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.8% acceptance rate.

There were 26,999 students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2016, and 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 37.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

9,003

Accepted Out of 15,582

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of New Mexico-Main Campus was 57.8% (9,003 admissions from 15,582 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 57.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 18.1%, while admissions grew by 17.9%.

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SAT Scores

19%

Submission Percentage

653

Scores Submitted

19% of enrolled first-time students at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of New Mexico-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 26,999 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is 19,364 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,635. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.2% Hispanic or Latino, 36.6% White, 5.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.67% Asian, 3.25% Two or More Races, 2.34% Black or African American, and 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (27%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.3%) and White Female (17.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (21.8%), followed by White Male (19.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26,999 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is 19,364 and the part-time enrollment is 7,635. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of New Mexico-Main Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    11,397

  2. White

    9,872

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    1,397

The enrolled student population at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is 42.2% Hispanic or Latino, 36.6% White, 5.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.67% Asian, 3.25% Two or More Races, 2.34% Black or African American, and 0.167% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 475 students (1.76%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 960 more women than men received degrees from University of New Mexico-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are white (2,494 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2355 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (522 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (521 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (246 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (153 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (247 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (61 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Elementary & middle school teachers (176,918 people), Postsecondary teachers (120,145 people), Miscellaneous managers (118,975 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (114,168 people), and Architects, except naval (100,550 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (153 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (247 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (61 degrees), English (248 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (63 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (153 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (247 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (61 degrees), English (248 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (63 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Elementary & secondary schools (312,752 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (227,774 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (142,912 people), Legal services (96,884 people), and Hospitals (75,470 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (153 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (247 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (61 degrees), English (248 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (63 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of New Mexico-Main Campus.

Most Common

  1. 522 degrees awarded

  2. 521 degrees awarded

  3. 246 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 522 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,534

  2. 3,494

In 2016, 2,534 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Main Campus, which is 0.725 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,494).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 380 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.16 times more than the 328 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 404 degrees were awarded to women at University of New Mexico-Main Campus in General Psychology, which is 2.93 times more than the 138 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

47%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 15% of students graduating from University of New Mexico-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is Female and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.588% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,494 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,355 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    266 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is white (2,494 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2355 degrees).

2.01% of degree recipients (121 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,456 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,417 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    1,077 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of New Mexico-Main Campus is hispanic or latino female (1,456 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,417 degrees).

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Operations

University of New Mexico-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $421M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $11.1M (2.65%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of New Mexico-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $2.03B. Of that $2.03B, they spent $1.02B on salaries and $2.03B on benefits.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus employs 286 Associate professors, 266 Assistant professors, and 254 Professors. Most academics at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are Male Professors (166), Female Associate professors(155), and Female Assistant professors (136).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus are: Management, with 575 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 565 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 450 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$421M

2015 Endowment

1.85%

decline from 2014

University of New Mexico-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $421M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of New Mexico-Main Campus declined 1.85% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $150M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $197M - Federal

  2. $28M - State

  3. $1.97M - Local

As of 2015, University of New Mexico-Main Campus received $197M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $28M from state grants and contracts, and $1.97M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.02B

Salary Expenditure

$2.03B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of New Mexico-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $2.03B. Of that $2.03B, they spent $1.02B on salaries and $2.03B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of New Mexico-Main Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.02B

2015 Salaries

4.89%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of New Mexico-Main Campus paid a median of $1.02B in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($2.03B) and a 4.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.32% growth from 2013 and a 5.14% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$84.7M

Instructional Salaries

1,011

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of New Mexico-Main Campus paid a total of $84.7M to 1,011 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

286 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

575 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus were Associate professor with 286 employees; Assistant professor with 266 employees; and Assistant professor with 254 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus were Management with 575 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 565 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 450 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Mexico-Main Campus was Male Professor with 166 employees, Female Associate professor with 155 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 136 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of New Mexico-Main Campus.

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