Our Partners – University
Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 900,000 people.
The University of New Mexico serves as the state’s premier institution of higher learning and provider of health care by promoting discovery, generating intellectual and cultural contributions, honoring academic values, and serving our community by building an educated, healthy, and economically vigorous New Mexico.
Founded in 1889, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology (New Mexico Tech) is a research university focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurialism, and Mathematics, or a STE2M campus. Our faculty and students are driven by a relentless commitment and focus on groundbreaking transdisciplinary research that addresses the many challenges facing our planet. As a measure of the quality of our students and faculty, for the second year in a row, New Mexico Tech is ranked No. 1 nationwide (by College Factual) among all universities in Engineering and Physics when it comes to the best colleges for the money or best value.
New Mexico State University (main campus) sits on a 900-acres and enrolls more than 14,000 students from across the U.S. and 89 foreign countries. NMSU is a NASA Space-Grant College and home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. New Mexico State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Leadership, excellence, access, diversity & inclusion and student-centered make up NMSU’s core values and are encapsulated as BE BOLD. Shape the Future.
An open-access institution and New Mexico’s Applied Liberal Arts and Sciences University, Western New Mexico University combines a foundation of liberal arts education with quality professional programs and career and technical preparation in a diverse, inclusive, creative, and caring community of learners empowered with the essential skills and knowledge for lifelong success in work and life. Western New Mexico University is a premier and innovative Applied Liberal Arts and Sciences University in combination with internationally recognized professional programs and career and technical preparation. Its students achieve career goals, become conscientious citizens, practice social and environmental responsibility, and impact their communities and their futures as independent thinkers who know themselves within the changing context of a global, digital world.
The USA has the world’s largest international student population, with more than 1,000,000 students choosing to broaden their education and life experience in the United States. Studying abroad allows students to experience a brand-new country with incredible new outlooks, customs and activities. Upon graduation, students will not only be armed with a valued degree but will enter the job market with a new perspective on culture, language skills, a great education, and a willingness to learn.