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Western New Mexico University

Silver City, New Mexico

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Western New Mexico University

Public 4 Year

About Western New Mexico University

Western New Mexico University is a public university located in Silver City, in the U.S. state of New Mexico. It has served the people of the state and its surrounding areas as a comprehensive, regional, rural, public coeducational university since 1893 and caters to a student body diverse in age, culture, language and ethnic background.


Located in Silver City, New Mexico.

1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, NM, 88061, Grant County

Western New Mexico University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#1835 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in New mexico

#9 of 50

2022 Best Public Colleges in New mexico

#7 of 28

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Western New Mexico University is Admin & Social Services followed by Medical, Education, Disciplinary Sciences and Business Management.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Western New Mexico University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni