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The University Of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico (UNM) is the state’s flagship research institution. UNM research brings millions of dollars into New Mexico’s economy, funds new advancements in healthcare, and augments teaching – giving students valuable hands-on training in state-of-the art laboratories. Offering more than 215 degree and certificate programs, UNM has 94 baccalaureate, 71 master’s degree, and 37 doctoral programs. Through the Evening and Weekend Degree program, nearly 40 degree programs are available with approximately 1,000 classes offered each semester after 4:00 pm and on weekends. Approximately 12,000 non-traditional working students attend night classes at UNM every semester.

Website:

www.unm.edu

Category:

Tier 1 research institution

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

33.86

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

90.91

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

75.22

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

70.59

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

100

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

90.24

Why you should attend?

UNM's greatest asset for veterans, active military, and their families (hereafter "military-affiliated") is our Veteran & Military Resource Center (VMRC). This one-stop-shop provides information on the process of educational benefits to start school, as well as resources available to succeed in school. The VMRC has a Director, Supervisor of Student Success, Student Success Specialist Senior, Student Success Specialist, two VA School Certifying Officials, a VetSuccess on Campus Counselor, an Administrative Assistant, ten military-affiliated student employees, and a Veterans Alumni Chapter. It also offers Peer Advising and is working to develop a Veterans' Orientation and a Veterans' Transition Resiliency course. UNM offers in-state tuition to all military-affiliated students and coordinates with all UNM Branch campuses and New Mexico statewide accredited two year degree granting institutions.