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University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus was awarded 38 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

UNM Valencia landed the #2,402 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

UNM Valencia also holds the #24 spot on the Best Colleges in New Mexico ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UNM Valencia?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus, the student to faculty ratio is 34 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus is 44%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  44 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100
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University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,196 undergraduates at UNM Valencia with 460 being full-time and 1,736 being part-time.

How Much Does University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus Cost?

The overall average net price of UNM Valencia is $8,151. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UNM Valencia

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,695 $7,805 $10,236 $11,544 $12,789

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UNM Valencia, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNM Valencia, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $5,023 a year. That adds up to $20,092 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNM Valencia is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UNM Valencia Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UNM Valencia with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $36,400 in their early years. This is about 9% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus

University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus is a public institution located in Los Lunas, New Mexico. UNM Valencia is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Contact details for UNM Valencia are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 280 La Entrada, Los Lunas, NM 87031-7633
Phone: 505-925-8500
Website: valencia.unm.edu/

University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UNM Valencia

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 1,626 students took at least one online class at University of New Mexico - Valencia County Campus. This is an increase from the 1,475 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,626 1,094
2017-2018 1,475 1,059
2016-2017 1,371 944
2015-2016 1,236 864
2013-2014 1,280 863

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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