Study at University of New Mexico Taos BranchUniversity of New Mexico Taos Branch, established in 1889, is one of the campuses of University of New Mexico (UNM), a public university located in New Mexico, United States. The main campus of the university is located in Albuquerque with branches in Gallup, Los Alamos, and Valencia County. Students are offered a wide variety of graduate and postgraduate programs through the following academic divisions:
Profile of University of New Mexico Taos Branch
UNM Taos is in a self-contained town, in Taos, NM. The school is classified as a public college. Students at UNM Taos earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.
The most common major fields study at the school include fine arts, education and teaching, computer science and engineering, and nutrition and exercise therapy.
UNM Taos Selectivity
All qualified applicants are admitted as UNM Taos offers open admission. The school attracts a fair number of students from out of state.
Some professors at UNM Taos are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.
The school, in 2007, had 1, 072 students (548 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at UNM Taos are 40 years old or older.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The University of New Mexico-Taos subscribes to comprehensive community education with the goal of providing programs and services of superior quality to meet the post-secondary educational needs and interests of the community. The college encourages lifelong learning and thus maintains an admissions policy that allows for open entry by all local citizens, believing that all who can benefit from its services should be able to do so. "
UNM Taos Programs and Degrees
Contact: UNM Taos
University of New Mexico Taos Branch
115 Civic Plaza Dr
Taos, NM 87571-6401
General Phone: (505) 737-6200