University of New Mexico


The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque is home to 27,000 students from every state in the union and almost every country in the world. New Mexico's comprehensive flagship institution, UNM offers more than 200 degree programs in 13 respected colleges and schools.

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
African-American/Black Studies   BA    
American Indian/Native American Studies   BA    
American/United States Studies/Civilization   BA    
Anthropology   BA, BS    
Archictecture BA   BA    
Art History, Criticism and Conservation   BA    
Art Teacher Education   BA    
Art/Art Studies, General   BA    
Arts and Sciences   BA    
Asian-American Studies   BA    
Astrophysics   BS    
Athletic Training/Trainer   BS    
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist   BS    
Bilingual and Multilingual Education   BA    
Biochemistry   BA, BS    
Biology/Biological Sciences, General   BA, BS    
Business Administration and Management, General   BA    
Chemical Engineering   BS    
Chemistry, General   BA, BS    
Cinematography and Film/Video Production   BA    
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning   BA    
Civil Engineering, General   BS    
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General   BA    
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician   BS    
Communication, General   BA    
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other   BA    
Comparative Literature   BA    
Computer Engineering, General   BS    
Computer Science   BS    
Construction Engineering   BS    
Construction Management   BS    
Corrections   BA    
Criminology   BA    
Dance, General   BA    
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist   CERT    
Design and Visual Communications, General   BA    
Digital Arts   BA    
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General   BA    
Early Childhood Education and Teaching   BA    
East Asian Studies   BA    
Economics, General   BA    
Economics, Other   BA    
Education, General   BA    
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering   BS    
Elementary Education and Teaching   BS    
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)   BS    
Engineering, General   BS    
English Language and Literature, General   BA    
Environmental Design/Architecture   BA    
Environmental Science   BS    
European Studies/Civilization   BA    
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General   BA    
Film/Cinema/Video Studies   BA    
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other   BA    
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General   BA    
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General   BA    
French Language and Literature   BA    
General Studies   BA    
Geography   BA, BS    
Geology/Earth Science, General   BS    
German Language and Literature   BA    
Health and Physical Education, General   BA    
Health Teacher Education   BA    
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies   BA    
History, General   BA    
Human Development and Family Studies, General   BA    
Humanities/Humanistic Studies   BA    
International/Global Studies   BA    
Journalism   BA    
Latin American Studies   BA    
Linguistics   BA    
Mathematics Teacher Education   BS    
Mathematics, General   BS    
Mechanical Engineering   BS    
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist   BS    
Medicine (MD)   BS   Does Not Accept WUE Transfers 
Multicultural Education   BS    
Music Performance, General   BA    
Music Teacher Education   BA    
Music, General   BA    
Nuclear Engineering   BS    
Nursing Science   BS    
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other   BA    
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])   BS    
Philosophy   BA    
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching   BS    
Physics, General   BS    
Physics, Other   BS    
Planetary Astronomy and Science   BA, BS    
Political Science and Government, General   BA    
Portuguese Language and Literature   BA    
Psychology, General   BA, BS    
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse   ASSOC    
Religion/Religious Studies   BA    
Rhetoric and Composition   BA    
Russian Language and Literature   BA    
Russian Studies   BA    
Secondary Education and Teaching   BA    
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation   BS    
Social Studies Teacher Education   BA    
Sociology   BA    
Spanish Language and Literature   BA    
Special Education and Teaching, General   BS    
Statistics, General   BS    
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor   BA    
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology   BA    
Theatre/Theater   BA    
Visual and Performing Arts, General   BA    
Women's Studies   BA    
Work and Family Studies   BS    

Enrollment Information

The WUE program is open to first-time freshmen and new transfer students. 
• Students must be a permanent resident of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. 
• WUE participants are chosen selectively based upon the prospective student's application for admission. 
• Students enrolled in a WUE program receive a tuition rate either comparable to resident tuition or 150 percent of New Mexico resident tuition, plus all applicable fees. 
• All undergraduate degree programs are eligible for WUE participation. For a complete list of academic programs visit:

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
University of New Mexico
1155 University Blvd. SE
MSC11 6305
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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