- Some competency-based learning
- Awards credit for military training
- Offers 24/7 technical support
- Synchronous and asynchronous course elements
- Same tuition regardless of residency
Founded in 1889, the University of New Mexico’s history pre-dates New Mexico’s statehood. The public research university offers more than 215 degree and certificate programs through a dozen schools and colleges. Through UNM Online, students can complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a range of topics. With courses taught and developed by UNM faculty, the university encourages lifelong learning. In addition to its online courses that follow the traditional semester schedule, UNM also is launching new Managed Online Programs with a 7- or 8-week format.
- Ranked #1 among The Best Online Colleges in New Mexico
- Ranked #37 among The Best Online Colleges in the U.S.
University of New Mexico Online Degrees
University of New Mexico’s Accreditation, Approvals, Tuition & Admissions Info
University of New Mexico is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Undergraduate tuition — $340.52
Graduate tuition — $362.92
Admissions and Transfer Info
University of New Mexico’s admission prerequisites and application requirements vary by program.
Undergraduate applicants must submit official high school transcripts with class rank or GED scores; official transcripts for all accredited universities and colleges attended, if applicable; and official SAT or ACT scores.
Graduate applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college or its foreign equivalent, and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in their last two undergraduate years.
- Accreditation: Regional (Higher Learning Commission)
- Region: Southwest
- Retention Rate: 80%
- Requires SAT or ACT: SAT or ACT
- Public/Private: Public Nonprofit
- Acceptance Rate: 58%
- Graduation Rate: 44%
- Cost Per Credit (In-State/Out-of-State): Undergrad: $340.52 / $340.52
Grad: $362.92 / $362.92
- Address: 1700 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 USA
- Student population: About 27,000
- Student-to-faculty ratio: 20 to 1
- Percentage receiving grant or scholarship aid: 95%
Online Degrees at the University of New Mexico
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Chicana and Chicano Studies
Native American Studies
Business & Management
Computers & Technology
Technology & Training
Nursing & Healthcare
RN to BSN
Psychology & Counseling
Education & Teaching
Organization, Information & Learning Sciences (OI&LS)
Organization, Information & Learning Sciences