The University of New Mexico is located on 600 acres along old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque
, (Bernalillo County
), NM, and has an enrollment of about 25,000. Student housing is available for 2000.
U.S. News & World Report rates the Rural Medicine program second in the country, Photography third, Clinical Law eighth, and Family Medicine ninth in the Nation. UNM's Tamarind Institute is one of the premier printmaking workshops in the world, as well.
The University has branch campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos and Valencia County and an education center in Taos.
Athletic scholarships are given in football, basketball, baseball, track/cross country and other sports.