Initial Publication Date: May 29, 2015

Geoscience at University of New Mexico

Overview and Context

The University of New Mexico is a Hispanic Serving Institution with 38% of it's 29,000 student body being Hispanic. It is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was founded in 1899. The school draws students mainly from New Mexico, but has students from most states in the U.S. The school offers 87 undergraduate degrees and also offers a wide variety of master's and doctoral degrees. UNM is the only Hispanic-Serving Institution in the U.S. that is also classified a Carnegie Research University with Very High Activity.

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts

  • B.A. in Earth and Planetary Science

Bachelor of Sciences

Support for Diverse Students

The University of New Mexico is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. More information is provided about how minority students are supported on the Supporting Minority Students at the University of New Mexico web page.

Preparing Future Teachers

Participation in Interdisciplinary Programs

Serving the Campus Community

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