Western New Mexico University
Western New Mexico University is one of the nine public 4-year colleges in New Mexico. The campus is located in Silver City town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,088 students attend the school. Every year 27% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Western New Mexico University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,927, and fees were $2,139. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,400 and $2,139 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Number of Students3,088|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1942 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
09/01/1992 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/13/2007 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$164/credit|
|In State Students||$164/credit|
|Out of State Students||$224/credit|
|In District Students||$177/credit|
|In State Students||$177/credit|
|Out of State Students||$242/credit|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Western New Mexico University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$1,773|
|State Grant & Scholarships||36%||$2,550|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||51%||$8,577|
|Federal Student Loans||49%||$5,363|
$12,500Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$11,931|
|$30,001 to $48,000$13,809|
|$48,001 to $75,000--|
|$75,001 to $110,000$15,401|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Mexico state board of nursing.