University of New Mexico Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico is one of the best universities in the state of New Mexico. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of New Mexico in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of New Mexico.

1 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 277-2446
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Rankings: University of New Mexico

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 211
Average freshman retention rate: 76.0%
6-year graduation rate: 44.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 48%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -4
Faculty resources ranking: 173
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 42.9%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 13.3%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 20:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 84.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 178
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 19-25
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 20%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 45%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 67.9%
Financial resources rank: 71
Alumni giving rank: 165
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 9.2%

University of New Mexico History

Essential Facts: University of New Mexico

  • UNM is one of only a few top research universities to offer all three ROTC programs and provides an alternative to the service academies.
  • University of New Mexico’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #218.
  • The University of New Mexico is home to more than 300 student organizations, from cultural and religious to academic, political, and service-oriented groups.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: N/A
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, skiing (nordic), soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, skiing (nordic), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station