University of New Mexico-Gallup: Narrative Description

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200 College Rd.
Gallup, NM 87301-5603
Tel: (505)863-7500; Admissions: (505)863-7576; Fax: (505)863-7532; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 80-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 2,858. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 5% from top quarter, 30% from top half. Students come from 10 states and territories, 4 other countries, 76% Native American, 10% Hispanic, 0.3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 50% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: early admission. Required for some: high school transcript, SAT I, ACT. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $1032 full-time, $43 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2436 full-time, $87 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Zollinger Library plus 1 other with 36,172 books and 354 serials. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.