University of New Mexico
|University of New Mexico|
|Location||Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA|
|Campus||Urban, 600 acres (2.4 km²)|
|Enrollment|| 17,545 undergraduate,|
|Athletics||16 varsity teams|
The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a public university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was founded in 1889, and today offers multiple bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs. Its Albuquerque campus currently spreads over 600 acres (2.4 km²), and UNM has branch campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos, Taos, and Valencia County.
Esteemed professors include Everett Rogers, founder of diffusion of innovations theory, who moved to the university in 1995 to set up a doctoral program in communications. Rogers was named Regents' Professor, the highest title the university bestows.
Statistics as of 2003
- The average student is 27-years old.
- UNM employs 19,443 people.
- More than 110,000 alumni students worldwide.