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WELCOME TO THE PACK! The University of New Mexico is a place where cutting-edge research and creative endeavors flourish. Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a major research university that occupies nearly 800 acres along old Route 66 in the center of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 900,000 people. The University boasts an outstanding faculty that includes a Nobel Laureate, two MacArthur Fellows, 35 Fulbright scholars, and several members of national academies. UNM is home to more than 30,000 students, and has more than 160,000 active alumni across the world. All 50 US states and over 95 countries are represented in the UNM student population. 2 WWW.UNM.EDU


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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS UNM? Albuquerque Albuquerque, New Mexico is a city where an openness to new people and creative ideas is a central part of its urban identity. You may already know us, the City of Albuquerque and our state have served as film locations for numerous award-winning films and television shows (such as Terminator, Breaking Bad, and The Avengers, to name a few). Don’t be confused by its name. New Mexico is one of the fifty states of the United States of America (USA).


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LIFE AT UNM While UNM is a leader in academics, UNM students are leaders of their campus and communities. The University of New Mexico is home to more than 300 student organizations, from cultural and religious to academic, political and service-oriented groups. The abundance of opportunities, and New Mexico’s 310 days of sunshine each year, encourage students to explore New Mexico’s active lifestyle. Santa Fe and Taos are to the north, White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad Caverns to the south--Culture, art, adventure and recreation are just around every corner. Students can hike, bike, snowboard, and ski the Sandia Mountains and raft the Rio Grande River. Our world-class research university blends rich history, amazing diversity and unmatched natural beauty with cutting-edge education and discovery. WWW.UNM.EDU 5


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ACADEMICS AT UNM UNM is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with “Very High Activity. ” There are only 108 universities in the USA within this elite classification. UNM receives nearly $200 million in research funds each year that directly impact the local economy and fund new advancements and augment teaching – giving our students valuable hands-on training in state-of-the art laboratories. The University of New Mexico offers a premier academic experience with incredible facilities and an environment where cutting-edge research thrives. HONORS COLLEGE Highly motivated Undergraduate students are encouraged to consider the Honors College at The University of New Mexico. The Honors College at UNM offers Undergraduate students small, seminar-style classes where close relationships are formed with faculty while having access to the resources and opportunities of a top-tier national research university. The Honors College welcomes students from all academic disciplines as well as those who are interested in completing an interdisciplinary major. Admission to the Honors College is competitive. Motivated and high-achieving students are encouraged to apply to the Honors College. Students must be admitted to UNM to be considered for the Honors College. For more information about application deadline and to apply, visit: WWW.UNM.EDU 7


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INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) at The University of New Mexico welcomes new international and resident students to study and improve their English language ability. Our mission is to prepare students and professionals with the language skills necessary to succeed in a wide variety of academic studies PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Bridge program into The University of New Mexico studies • 16-week, 8-week and 4-week sessions available • TOEFL PBT final exam included with full-time course study • Part-time study available for spouses or dependents • Small class sizes with 10 – 16 students • Online courses available • Specialized short-term group programs can be arranged • Approved SEVIS I-20 issuing program for international students • Cultural events included in program or professional settings in the United States and in English speaking countries around the world. Students also learn about American culture through active involvement in the UNM campus community and from participating in fun field trips around the State of New Mexico. VISIT CELAC.UNM.EDU FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY 8 WWW.UNM.EDU


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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS We offer more than 215 Academic Programs at The University of New Mexico. The academic year is divided into two 16-week semesters (fall and spring). There is also a summer term—all classes taken during the summer term are charged at the “in-state” tuition rate. ANDERSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT MGT.UNM.EDU Accounting (M.Acct.) Business Administration BBA: SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Accounting AND PLANNING Entrepreneurship Financial Management SAAP .UNM.EDU General Management Architecture (B.A.A., M.Arch., M.S.) International Management Community and Regional Planning International Management in Latin America (M.C.R.P.) Management Information Systems Environment, Planning, & Design Marketing Management (B.A.E.P.D.) Organizational Leadership Historic Preservation and Operations Management Regionalism (GCERT) Human Resources Management Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.) MBA: Town Design (GCERT) Accounting Entrepreneurship COLLEGE OF Finance ARTS & SCIENCES Information Assurance ARTSCI.UNM.EDU International Business Africana Studies (B.A.) Management Information Systems American Studies (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Management of Technology Anthropology (B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., Ph.D.) Marketing Art (B.A.) Operations Asian Studies (B.A.) 10 WWW.UNM.EDU Organizational Behavior Strategic Management & Policy Information Systems and Assurance (MS) Post-Master’s Certificate in Management (MGTCP) Astrophysics (B.S.) Biochemistry (B.A., B.S.) Biology (B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Chemistry (B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Classical Studies (B.A.) Communication (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Comparative Literature & Cultural Studies (B.A., M.A.) Creative Writing (M.F.A.) Criminology (B.A.) Earth and Planetary Sciences (B.A., B.S., B.S.Ed., M.S., Ph.D.) Economics (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Economics-Philosophy (B.A.) English (B.A., B.A.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.) English-Philosophy (B.A.) Environmental Science (B.S.) European Studies (B.A.) French (B.A., M.A.) French Studies (Ph.D.) Family Studies (B.A.) Geography (B.A., B.S., M.S.) German (B.A.) German Studies (M.A.) Health, Medicine, and Human Values (B.A.) History (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) International Studies (B.A.) Journalism and Mass Communication (B.A.) Languages (B.A.) Latin American Studies (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Linguistics (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Mathematics (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Nanoscience and Microsystems (M.S., Ph.D.) Optical Science and Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) Peace & Justice Studies (CERT) Philosophy (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Physics (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Physics and Astrophysics (B.A.) Political Science (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Portuguese (B.A., M.A.) Psychology (B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Religious Studies (B.A.) Russian (B.A.) Signed Language Interpreting (B.S.) Sociology (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Spanish (B.A., M.A.) Spanish and Portuguese (Ph.D.) Speech and Hearing Sciences (B.A.) Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.)


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Statistics (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Women Studies (B.A., GCERT) COLLEGE OF EDUCATION COE.UNM.EDU Special Education (B.S.Ed., M.A., Ed.D., Ph.D.,Ed.Spc.) Theatre (B.A.Ed.) SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SOE.UNM.EDU COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS FINEARTS.UNM.EDU HONORS COLLEGE HONORS.UNM.EDU Art Education (B.A.Ed., M.A.) Athletic Training (B.S.) Counseling (M.A.) Counselor Education (Ph.D.) Curriculum and Instruction (Ed.Spc.) Early Childhood Multicultural Education (B.S.) Educational Leadership (M.A., Ed.D., Ed.Spc.) Educational Linguistics (Ph.D.) Educational Psychology (M.A., Ph.D.) Elementary Education (B.S.Ed., M.A.) Exercise Science (B.S.) Family Studies (B.S., M.A., Ph.D.) Health Education (B.S.Ed., M.S.) Human Development and Family Relations (B.S.) Instruction for Students with Intensive Social, Language, and Behavioral Needs (GCERT) Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies (M.A., Ph.D.) Multicultural Teacher and Childhood Education (Ed.D., Ph.D.) Nutrition (M.S.) Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.) Physical Education (B.S.Ed., M.S.) Physical Education, Sports, and Exercise Science (Ph.D.) Secondary Education (B.S.Ed., B.A.Ed., M.A.) Chemical Engineering (B.S.Ch.E., M.S., Ph.D.) Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E., M.S., Ph.D.) Computational Science and Engineering (GCERT) Computer Engineering (B.S.Cp.E., M.S., Ph.D.) Computer Science (B.S.C.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Construction Engineering (B.S.Cn.E.) Construction Management (B.S.C.M., M.C.M.) Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E., M.S., Ph.D.) Engineering (Ph.D.) Hazardous Waste Engineering (M.E.H.W.E.) Manufacturing Engineering (M.E.M.E.) Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E., M.S., Ph.D.) Nanoscience and Microsystems (M.S., Ph.D.) Nuclear Engineering (B.S.N.E., M.S., Ph.D.) Optical Science and Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) Systems Engineering (GCERT) Art History (B.A.F.A., M.A., Ph.D.) Art Studio (B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A.) Dance (B.A., M.F.A.) Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media (B.F.A. Design for Performance (B.A.) Dramatic Writing (M.F.A.) Media Arts (B.A.) Music (B.A., B.M., M.Mu.) Music Education (B.M.E.) Theatre (B.A.) Theatre and Dance (M.A.) HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER HSC.UNM.EDU Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts SCHOOL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SPA.UNM.EDU Public Administration (M.P.A.) Health Administration (M.H.A.) UNIVERSITY COLLEGE UCOLLEGE.UNM.EDU Liberal Arts (B.L.A) Integrative Studies (B.I.S.) Native American Studies (B.A.) Water Resources (M.W.R.) COLLEGE OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES AND LEARNING SCIENCES LIBRARY.UNM.EDU Biomedical Sciences (M.S., Ph.D.) Clinical Laboratory Sciences (M.S.) Dental Hygiene (B.S.D.H., M.S.) Emergency Medical Services (B.S.) Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.S.M.L.) Nuclear Medicine Imaging (CERT) Occupational Therapy (M.O.T.) Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) Public Health (M.P.H.) Radiologic Sciences (B.S.) University Science Teaching in Biomedical Sciences (GCERT) College of Nursing Nursing (B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D.) Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing (NURCP) College of Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Sciences (M.S., Ph.D.) Organization, Learning and Information Sciences (B.S. M.A., Ed.S, Ph.D.) SCHOOL OF LAW LAWSCHOOL.UNM.EDU Law (J.D.) SCHOOL OF MEDICINE SOM.UNM.EDU Medicine (D.M.) COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PHARMACY.UNM.EDU Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) WWW.UNM.EDU 11


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TUITION & COST OF LIVING A great life and education do not need to be expensive. The University of New Mexico offers a high-quality academic experience at a lower cost than other schools. Thanks to large financial support from the State of New Mexico, UNM is able to keep costs down for students and their families including international students. If you compare UNM to other, large research universities, you will see why it is one of the best values in the USA. Scholarships & Assistantships are available for International students. The International Amigo Scholarship gives recipients UNM’s “in-state” tuition. This is a savings of up to $14,000 for Undergraduates ($10,000 for Graduates). Lodging in Albuquerque is affordable for university students. The median rent of a house is $843 (2013 Census data). Apartments can be even more affordable. Students can invest the money they save in travel across the USA and other exciting experiences. WWW.UNM.EDU 13


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LIFE IN ALBUQUERQUE & BEYOND UNM’s Main Campus is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a city most known for the world’s largest hot air balloon festival, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Students and faculty benefit from the University’s relationships with the State’s two national laboratories, Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratories, as well as Kirtland Air Force Base. Albuquerque offers an urban city environment with the friendliness and hospitality typical of a small town. The skies are big, blue and sunny. International students are often pleasantly surprised by the wealth of culture, restaurants, and social events that are available in Albuquerque. Albuquerque is close to Denver, Dallas, Austin, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Diego, and Los Angeles. The desert is beautiful, but it is not all desert. New Mexico’s landscape is as diverse as its people. You could, in theory, ski in the morning and play golf in the afternoon. You can also kayak along the Rio Grande river, which runs through the center of Albuquerque. New Mexico has mountains, rivers, deserts, plains, city-life, wide-open spaces, big skies with starry nights and sunny days. It is open and welcoming and The University of New Mexico is looking for intelligent, creative students and scholars. We invite you to learn more! 14 WWW.UNM.EDU


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