University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

New Mexico says the "Core consists of several groups of courses designed to enhance each student's academic capabilities. Its goal is to give all students at the University a grounding in the broad knowledge and intellectual values obtained in a liberal arts education and to assure that graduates have a shared academic experience." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.unm.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:21,792
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:15%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,071 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$21,302 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the first two courses of the "Writing and Speaking" requirement through SAT or ACT scores, and the remainder of the requirement may be fulfilled with courses that do not focus on expository writing.

  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the "Foreign Language" requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of New Mexico uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/29/2016

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