University Of New Mexico Gallup Campus

University Of New Mexico Gallup Campus

University of New Mexico-Gallup, also referred to as UNM-Gallup, is a branch campus of the University of New Mexico located in Gallup, New Mexico, United States. It was established in the year 1968. UNM-Gallup is a community college offering enrollment to more than 3,000 students. The campus is situated on 64-acres of land in Gallup.

UNM-Gallup offers associate degrees in over 30 programs and several bachelor and master degree programs. Students can also opt for Vocational and transfer certificates in more than 20 disciplines. Students can choose courses in applied technology, arts and letters, business management & technology, education, health careers, math & sciences, nursing, social sciences, and transitional studies.

Students of University of New Mexico-Gallup publish six issues of the magazine 'Campus Voice 'every year. They also participate in clubs and organizations such as the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Environmental Club, Rodeo Program, Criminal Justice Club, Cosmetology Club, and Native American Unity.

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University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus
200 College Rd
Gallup , NM 87301-5697
General Phone: (505) 863-7500

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UNM Gallup Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine44pre-nursing, registered nursing
Liberal Arts36liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Education and Teaching27education, early childhood education, physical education teaching
Business and Management14business management, accounting
Medical Administration14medical records tech, medical secretary, public health education
Family and Social Work12community organization
Construction Trades10carpentry, electrician, building inspection and management
Medical Support and Technology7dental assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology7cosmetology
Production Trades7welding
Mechanics and Repair7autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering6data processing tech
Therapy and Counseling4psychology
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement3corrections, criminal justice and safety
Engineering Technician2drafting
Law1legal assistant
Media1desktop publishing and imaging

Number of programs and degrees for UNM Gallup in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree15721
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4915

UNM Gallup Student Body

In 2007-2008, UNM Gallup had a total enrollment of 2,636 students (1,731 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 9%
Black 0%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian 78%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 20%
20-21 13%
22-24 11%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

UNM Gallup Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 36 %

UNM Gallup Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Gallup, New Mexico for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Mexico Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UNM Gallup Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,462
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,214
Books and supplies $ 920

Financial Aid:
UNM Gallup participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 266301)

UNM Gallup Faculty

UNM Gallup has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
Lecturercalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*4$72,172

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$68,9943$66,932
Associate professoracademic year4$59,1446$57,740
Assistant professoracademic year7$51,7302*
Instructoracademic year1*5$55,432
Lectureracademic year12$50,51216$49,250
All faculty totalacademic year27$53,85332$53,459

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UNM Gallup Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Public Health Education and Promotion

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets UNM Gallup Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 6%UNM Gallup Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%UNM Gallup % of degrees in media
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%UNM Gallup % of degrees in medical administration
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%UNM Gallup Minority % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 14%UNM Gallup Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%UNM Gallup Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%UNM Gallup Female % of student body

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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