Non-Degree Application Timeline and Steps

Step 1: Review UNM academic and scholarship options. 

Step 2: Apply to UNM online and pay the $50 application fee.   

Step 3: Submit your application. After we process your application, we will let you know what documents you need to submit. You should prepare to send official transcripts, graduation certificates (with translation, if necessary), and your English proficiency scores (if applicable) to our office. For information about what makes a document official, see our FAQ page.

 Test

Minimum Score Required

How To submit

Duolingo

95

Request your Score sent to UNM through the Duolingo website

IELTS

6.0

Upload your results page here

TOEFL

68

Through ETS - our code is 4845

SAT Reading/ Writing

500

Through The College Board


Step 4: After we have received and processed all your documents, you will 
receive your admission decision and will be notified if you have been nominated for any scholarships. 

Step 5: Accept your admission offer and submit your financial documents. To receive your I-20 and schedule your visa appointment, you will need to show funding for your first year of study. Once we have your financial information, we will issue your I-20 and admission letter, which you will need to bring to your visa appointment. 

Step 6: Schedule and attend your visa appointment.   

Step 7: Finalize your travel plans and secure housing. Arrive on campus!

 

Fall Application

(most common)

Spring Application

Submit your application and pay $50 application fee 

September- December 

May - September 

Submit your 2nd to last grades and English proficiency scores 

January 

June 

Schedule and attend a visa appointment 

April – July 

October-December 

Arrive on campus! 

August 

January