UNM Gallup Description

Gallup, located in the Colorado High Desert Plateau, is known for its rich history of the Navajo and Zuni peoples, which offers students of the University of New Mexico in Gallup the opportunity to enrich themselves in the local culture as they pursue their professional goals.

Gallup is full of extracurricular learning opportunities. The city contains more than 20 parks, including Red Rock Park, museums like NavajoNation and A’shiwi A’wan and fun activities like the annual Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial and Red Rock Balloon Rally.

You do not have to leave campus to have a good time, as UNW offers exciting plenty of college life opportunities. From guest speakers to student clubs like the American Indian Business Association to cultural, recreational and professional events, you will be able to receive a well-rounded educational experience.

The academics available at the Gallup campus include associate’s degrees and certificate programs, offered in areas:

  • Communication and Journalism
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Tribal Court Advocate
  • Construction Technology
  • Psychology

The UNM Gallup campus maintains an open admissions policy for students who are over 17 and hold a high school diploma or GED.

Since the university strives to contribute to New Mexico’s development, it encourages state residents to enroll by offering them reduced rate tuition.

All students may apply for Gallup financial aid by filing a FAFSA. Forms of aid include grants, scholarships, direct student loans and federal work-study programs.

Quick Facts about University of New Mexico, Gallup Campus

Region

Southwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$1,704

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,104

Retention Rate

63%

Enrollment

2,799

Year Established

1968

UNM Gallup Students

Total Students
2,799

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
49%
Part-Time
51%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
12%
African American
1%
Caucasian
7%
American Indian or Alaska native
78%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
3%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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