University of New Mexico

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#T-200, overall score 30.08/100

Fun Fact:

The University of New Mexico was founded in 1889, before New Mexico became a state.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Albuquerque, N.M.
  • Region: West
  • Campus type: Big city
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 20,215
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 250
  • Jewish population share: 1%
  • Student origin: 87% in-state / 13% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Daily Lobo
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Lobos
  • Ultimate Frisbee teams: Hanta Virus / Bombshells

COST & AID Score: 9.17/15

  • Score: 9.17/15
  • In-state tuition: $7,150
  • Out-of-state tuition: $22,412
  • Room & board costs: $9,662
  • Average loan debt: $21,404

ACADEMICS Score: 3.33/20

  • Score: 3.33/20
  • Acceptance rate: 47%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 20:1
  • Median SAT range: 930-1170
  • Jewish Studies program: No
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 7/20

  • Score: 7/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 6
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Proposed, didn’t pass

SAFETY Score: 7/11

  • Score: 7/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 7.93/1,000 students (high)
  • City crime rate: 79.73/1,000 people (high)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 3.58/34

  • Score: 3.58/34
  • Hillel: UNM Hillel
  • Chabad: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 4 (2 Conservative, 2 Reform)
  • Eruv: No

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