Freshmen & Transfer Students


The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a top-tier USA Research University. Founded in 1889 with over 215 Academic Programs (from Bachelor to Doctorate)UNM’s resources compete with famous universities around the world. Here you will find a beautiful campus with the best laboratories, professors, athletic facilities and residence halls. As a Public University, with financial support from the State of New Mexico, UNM is able to keep tuition costs low—for International Students too.  

The University of New Mexico has nearly 100 undergraduate majors to choose from. As the largest institution from the state, we attract many of the region’s top academics. From the arts to sciences, business and education, if there’s a program you’re interested in studying, you’ll likely find it at The University of New Mexico.

Learn more about the Bachelor Degree Programs available at UNM 

Rankings & Statistics 

R1 Research UniversityFlag-WhiteSands

(Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education)


#8 Photography in the USA 

#64 Best Fine Arts Programs

#75 Computer Science

#87 Best Engineering

14:1 Student to Faculty Ratio 

(US News & World Report, 2021)


220,000+ Alumni Worldwide 

(UNM Alumni Relations Office)


Top 15 Healthiest Cities in the USA

(Readers Digest, 2019)


#1 Best Place to Live and Work as a Filmmaker 

(MovieMaker Magazine, 2020)


#67 Top 100 Best Places to Live in the USA 

(Livability, 2019)