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University Of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus

University Of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus

The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque was established in 1889. The university has four branch campuses around New Mexico including one in Los Alamoo, which is better known as UNM-LA. The University of New Mexico is the largest four year university in the state.

UNM-LA offers more than 15 associate degrees programs and over 10 certificate programs. Fields of study include liberal arts and sciences, computer and information sciences, electromechanical technology and general studies. Graduate degrees are also offered in nuclear and chemical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, public administration and organizational learning and instructional technology. The institution is a participant of federal financial assistance.

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Contacting UNM Los Alamos

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus
4000 University Dr
Los Alamos , NM 87544-2233
General Phone: (505) 662-5919
http://www.la.unm.edu

UNM Los Alamos Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management13business management, accounting, business communications, sales and marketing
Liberal Arts11liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Computer Science and Engineering11computer and info science
Art Studies2art studies
Engineering Technician2electromechanical tech
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Education and Teaching1early childhood education
Engineering1engineering

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years32
Associate's degree3912

UNM Los Alamos Student Body

In 2007-2008, UNM Los Alamos had a total enrollment of 627 students (322 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 45%
Black 1%
Hispanic 40%
Asian 3%
American Indian 5%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 15%
20-21 11%
22-24 10%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 15%
50-64 11%
65+ 1%

UNM Los Alamos Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 45 %
Part-Time 44 %

UNM Los Alamos Room and Board (2007)

UNM Los Alamos offers campus housing for 124 of its 322 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Los Alamos, 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 Los Alamos Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,248
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,372
Room and board $ 7,080
Room charge $ 1,750
Books and supplies $ 920
Other expenses $ 3,430

Financial Aid:
UNM Los Alamos participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 266303)

UNM Los Alamos Faculty

UNM Los Alamos 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
Lecturercalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: 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
Lectureracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year0*1*

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

UNM Los Alamos Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering
Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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UNM Los Alamos Highlights

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What Sets UNM Los Alamos Apart:

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% of degrees in liberal arts
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% of degrees in engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%UNM Los Alamos % of degrees in engineering
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Top 15%UNM Los Alamos Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in business and management
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in engineering technician
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% of degrees in art studies
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Top 20%UNM Los Alamos % of degrees in art studies

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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