University of New Mexico-Main Campus

Albuquerque, NM 87106

The University of New Mexico-Main Campus is a public university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is part of the University of New Mexico System, along with four other campuses. The university was founded in 1880 in Albuquerque. The campus now includes over 600 acres of land about a mile east of the downtown area. Several of the university buildings on campus are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including Hodgin Hall, which was the university’s first building. Many of the buildings also feature the distinct Pueblo style of architecture that is popular in the area. 

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing offers a total of seven nursing programs. The undergraduate programs include BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. The school also has an Associate Degree in Nursing program. Graduate-level programs include MSN, PhD, and BSN to PhD programs. The baccalaureate and graduate programs are accredited by the CCNE, while the ADN program is accredited by the ACEN. The college of nursing helps prepare students for the NCLEX-RN exam. The 2017 graduating class had a 94.2% pass rate for the exam. The university also ranked nationally as one of the top nursing schools in the nation. In fact, they were ranked 10th nationally for providing the best value BSN programs.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. RN to BSN
  6. ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 202
Nursing Science Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 33
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 10
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 4
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 8

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of New Mexico-Main Campus

Career Enrichment Center
1.12 miles away
Northern New Mexico College
70.3 miles away
New Mexico Highlands University
86.35 miles away
Navajo Technical University
95.56 miles away
Adams State University
170.29 miles away
Western New Mexico University
185.61 miles away
Vista College
190.37 miles away
New Mexico State University-Main Campus
193.53 miles away
Dona Ana Community College
193.88 miles away
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
195.99 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1922 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
06/19/1991 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
02/01/2014 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
02/01/2012 - Current

Admissions

58%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading470 to 600
SAT: Math480 to 600
ACT Composite19 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$11,230

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,790
30k to 48k$13,006
48k to 75k$14,793
75k to 110k$15,748
Over 110k$17,443
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

74%

Recipients

$6,359

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

39%

Recipients

$4,057

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

39%

Recipients

$6,093

Average Amount

Student Population

21,023

Undergrads

5,976

Graduates

14,911

Women

12,088

Men

72%

Full-time

28%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
42%
White
37%
Non-resident alien
5%
Asian
4%
Two or more races
3%
Black/African American
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and New Mexico state board of nursing
University of New Mexico-Main Campus
1700 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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