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The University of New Mexico - 2016

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Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): All Students

Graduate Group 1
Tuition & Fees: $5,835
Room & Board: $9,472
Books & Supplies: $1,168
Other Expenses: $5,154
Estimated avg. course load per term: 9
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No

Special Programs or Fee Structures

NM Residents have $832.20 of additional mandatory fees. Non-residents have $693.36 in fees. Both rates are based on 12-18 credit hours, or full-time attendance.
Engineering undergraduate students have an additional $15/credit hour tuition differential.

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Additional Financial Aid Information

Teaching and research assistantships are awarded by academic departments and by research centers and institutes. See catalog for eligibility requirements. (

Scholarships, fellowships, loans and work-study opportunities are also available.

Student Financial Aid

The following information explains the application process and answers questions about financial aid at the University of New Mexico. To maximize the opportunity for funding, the application for aid must be received by March 1. Students must also respond to any request for additional information in a timely fashion (and by March 20 to maximize the opportunity for funding). Pell Grants and Federal Direct Loans remain available to eligible students who submit applications after the March 1 priority date.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to apply for all types of federal and state need-based aid. Students can apply for financial aid on the Web or by completing the paper application. Students are encouraged to apply at the Federal Student Aid Web site. The University of New Mexico’s Federal School Code is 002663. All prospective students must be admitted to the University of New Mexico to receive an offer of financial aid.

The costs of attending the University of New Mexico include:

tuition and fees
room and board
books and supplies
personal expenses
child care costs, if applicable

To be considered for financial aid, students must apply every year.

For additional information regarding costs and financial aid at the University of New Mexico, access the Student Financial Aid Office Web site.