FAST FACTS
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Location:Albuquerque
Setting:Urban
Population:887,077
Enrollment:28,644
On Campus:10%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 8/18-12/13
  • Spring 1/12-5/9

Tuition & Payments
PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,290

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
N/A

Campus Diversity
43%Caucasian
3%African American
38%Hispanic
3%Asian American
6%Native American
4%International
3%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students


NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


Location. The University of New Mexico is located in Albuquerque, NM, a city of nearly 500,000. It is noted for its dry high desert climate, with warm sunny days and cool crisp nights. The campus lies nearly a mile above sea level on a plateau overlooking the Rio Grande Valley to the West and the Sandia Mountains to the East. You can drive to the following locations in a day: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, White Sands National Monument, Santa Fe (known for its art and culture), a number of Indian Pueblos, and several snow skiing areas.

The University. Founded in 1889, The University of New Mexico grants degrees at all levels from Associate to Doctoral. The University of New Mexico is the state’s largest university with an enrollment of nearly 28,000 students. UNM’s architecture is based on the traditional New Mexico Pueblo building style, which is unique and beautiful.

Campus Location - The UNM Campus is located centrally in Albuquerque and only a few miles away from the airport.

Helpful Information - Registration occurs for incoming NSE Students after exsisting UNM Students register. Commuting is free on the city bus system, as long as you acquire the bus sticker for your ID Card.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Architecture: Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design

Area Studies: African Studies, American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, European Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, Russian Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Digital Arts, Media Arts, Studio Art

Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance and Operation Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Studies

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Electronic Media, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Organizational Communication

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Criminology

Earth Sciences: Astrophysics, Earth Science, Planetary and Space Sciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Athletic Training Education, Elementary Education, Human Development

Engineering: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering

English: Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Linguistics, Professional Writing

Environmental Studies: Conservation Biology, Environmental Design, Environmental Sciences

Food Science: Nutrition

Foreign Language: French, German, Languages, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

General Studies: Classical Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Community Development, Geography, Planning

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science

History: History

Industrial Studies: Construction Management

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Pure Math, Statistics

Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Military Sciences, Naval ROTC, Naval Sciences

Performing Arts: Dance, Design/Technical, Dramatic Writing, Music, Music Performance, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Astrophysics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Human Development, Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology



Closed Programs
Dental Hygiene Program, Education, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy and Speech and Hearing Sciences upper level courses.

Limitations
All art studio classes, beyond introductory courses may require a portfolio or audition. Architecture and Management courses, may be taken, but they must be approved by the department/faculty. Speech and Hearing Science courses are limited to introductory courses.

Notable Academic Programs
Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, Anthropology

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 520 paper, 190 computer or 68 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 18 ($214.89 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 5/21/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $10 Year Plan B Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $25 Year Plan B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $250 Year Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $325 Year Plan B Optional

Financial Aid
Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 5/21/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $4,290 (includes meals)
  • Full-year contract required for a full-year exchange
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $500
  • Proximity to campus: 1 mile
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
We also have privatized housing both on and off campus which is separate from UNM Housing. Please contact Lobo Village or Casa Del Rio, should you wish to live in one of those facilities.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $$100 + declining balance plan.
  • $1800.00 per semester for 21 meals per week.
  • $1700.00 per semester for 12 meals per week.
  • $1600.00 per semester for 9 meals per week.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.