About UNM & Albuquerque, NM
Greetings from Albuquerque, NM USA
The true Southwest awaits you in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Come immerse yourself in our rich culture and heritage, rooted in centuries of history. Soak in our blue skies and sun that shines 310 days a year-perfect for outdoor activities. Breathe in the high desert air scented with sage and piñon, and you’ll understand why Albuquerque, NM is a destination like no other.
Whether you want to shop for authentic Native American jewelry, try hot air ballooning, explore living history museums, enjoy Albuquerque events and festivals, sample local cuisines or hit the golf courses and spas, Albuquerque has you covered.
About The University of New Mexico
The University of New Mexico (also referred to as UNM) is a public research university located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is New Mexico’s flagship research institution, the largest post-secondary institution in the state in total enrollment across all campuses as of 2012, and one of the state’s largest employers. University of New Mexico is a public institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 20,857, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 769 acres.
UNM offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs in a wide variety of fields. Its Albuquerque campus currently encompasses over 600 acres (2.4 km2), and there are branch campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos, Rio Rancho, Taos, and Los Lunas.
UNM is categorized as an RU/VH Research University (very high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, with three Nobel laureates affiliated or associated