Western New Mexico University

Tuition & Fees $13,557
Student Population 3,248
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,524
Graduation Rate 34 %
Students:Faculty 15

Academic Overview

Western New Mexico University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Silver City, New Mexico. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,574 for New Mexico residents and $13,557 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,248 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Western New Mexico University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $35,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Western New Mexico University are $6,574 for New Mexico residents and $13,557 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $5,176 for in-state students and $10,348 for out-of-state students.
Western New Mexico University 2021 Tuition & Fees
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Western New Mexico. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,524 and 63% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,248 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Western New Mexico University is 34 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Western New Mexico University is 64 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Western New Mexico University is 3,248
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Western New Mexico University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,524 at Western New Mexico University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Western New Mexico offers 90 major programs through online and on-site education where 36 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate40
One but less than two years certificate72
Associate's Degree165
Bachelor's Degree3816
Post Bachelor's Degree169
Master's Degree94

Special Learning Opportunities

Western New Mexico University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:387)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,300)

Veterans Benefits

Western New Mexico University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges