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Empowering Your Future

The way we see it… the more affordable your education is, the more attainable your livelihood becomes. Life after education starts with The University of New Mexico.

Percentage of UNM students who receive financial aid
In Scholarships awarded every year at UNM
Average 4-year savings for non-resident students compared to peer universities

Here’s How UNM Can Help You Pay For College


UNM offers many scholarships for resident, non-resident and international students.


Both Federal and State Government provide grants to eligible students through FAFSA.

Work Study

A financial aid award that subsidizes a student hourly wage through an on or off campus job.

Student Loans

A form of financial aid that must be repaid. Student Loans are offered through a wide variety of sources.

The ambition of affordable higher education is not just a goal of The University of New Mexico, it’s a reality. A reality lived by our students year after year.

You May Already Be Eligible For A Scholarship

Both non-resident freshmen and undergraduate transfer applicants are automatically considered for the Lobo Undergraduate Exchange (LUE) or Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) scholarship program upon admission.

  • LUE/WUE recipients pay 1.5 times the resident tuition rate (est. $11,600 savings per year)
  • LUE Plus/WUE Plus recipients pay the New Mexico resident tuition rate. (est. $15,264 savings per year)

Commit To Finish Your
Degree In Four Years!

UNM will pay the tuition costs of the final semester for new incoming first-time freshmen who graduate in eight regular semesters

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Tuition Savings!



Potential savings when compared to graduating in 5 years

You’re not sure if you’re ready for UNM? You don’t have to be, because The University of New Mexico is ready for you. Dive inside our Viewbook and uncover the rich opportunities waiting for you at The University of New Mexico.

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Your Moment Is Finally Here

After all the hard work, the long hours and the late nights. The searching, the finding, the crafting and creating. The inspiration and perspiration. Every step leading you toward this experience. A place where innovation and discovery live side by side with culture and adventure. Welcome to the next step. Welcome to your future. Welcome home, Lobo.


The Lobo Life is where the classroom ends and the Land of Enchantment” begins. From mountains to concert halls, The Lobo Life is all of the experiences that make being a student at UNM magic.

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Lobos never slow down. We're always on the prowl for ways to move. And win. Good thing there are lots of ways to channel your energy and do both here. When it comes to sports, all eyes are on us. Every game is a big game. Exciting. And competitive. Because we take our job seriously. We play our hearts out. And give people reasons to howl and lose their voices and their minds, year in and year out.

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