University of New Mexico is on a 769-acre campus in the urban setting of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
University of New Mexico has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of New Mexico has fraternities and sororities.
University of New Mexico students' favorite campus traditions are Spring Fiestas, Welcome Back Days and Homecoming.
This table offers information on housing at University of New Mexico.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||7%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||2,085|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||93%|
University of New Mexico offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of University of New Mexico students live on campus. In 2022, 7% of undergrads at University of New Mexico lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 93% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of New Mexico. There are 2,085 spots available in on-campus housing for all 15,336 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of New Mexico offers coed housing.
At University of New Mexico there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of New Mexico:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Skiing (Downhill)||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of New Mexico is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of New Mexico campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
University of New Mexico offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of New Mexico, take Interstates 25 and 40 to Albuquerque, NM. If you need to fly, book your flight to Albuquerque International Sunport airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of New Mexico's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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