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Western New Mexico University

Silver City, NM 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%

About Western New Mexico University

Western New Mexico University is a public, state university in the rural area of Silver City, New Mexico. Western New Mexico University was founded in 1893. The college enrolls around 2,822 students per year, including 1,874 undergrad students.

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Average GPA 2.5
Test Optional May require tests

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Western New Mexico University is located in Silver City, New Mexico,.

If you would like to see Western New Mexico University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Silver City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, El Paso International.

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College Info

PO Box 680 Silver City, NM 88062-0680

Campus Setting: Rural

Western New Mexico University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 12

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western New Mexico University is Aug 12.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Western New Mexico University is like? There are approximately 2,822 students enrolled at Western New Mexico University, including 1,874 undergraduate students and 948 graduate students. 55% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from NM and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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