University of New Mexico - Taos Campus

Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557
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University of New Mexico - Taos Campus (UNM-T) is located in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico. UNM-T became a branch campus of the University of New Mexico back in 2003. It has gained a reputation as a great school for students in the community who are seeking robust academic opportunities. UNM-T has many different two-year degree programs and it also offers several career/technical certificate programs. The association with the University of New Mexico gives UNM-T various transfer options for those who wish to pursue bachelor’s degrees as well.

The nursing program at UNM-T offers students the chance to earn an associate’s degree in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The BSN program is offered through the University of New Mexico and is a convenient option for nurses who are looking to further their career prospects. The curriculum will be varied between classroom experiences, laboratory time, simulations, and clinical instruction, which is mostly held during the daytime hours. The nursing program at UNM-T has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,360
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate44%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 100%

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Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $10
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$80/credit
In State Students$80/credit
Out of State Students$204/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,600 $3,600 $9,180
ADN 70 $5,600 $5,600 $14,280
BSN 125 $10,000 $10,000 $25,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of University of New Mexico - Taos Campus's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 77% $4,928
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 63% $1,136
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 28% $2,351
Federal Student Loans 10% $4,363
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,032
$30,001 to $48,000$8,194
$48,001 to $75,000$10,162
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Mexico state board of nursing.

University of New Mexico - Taos Campus
1157 County Road 110
Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557

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