University of New Mexico

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The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a public university in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was founded in 1889, and today offers multiple bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs. Its Albuquerque campus currently spreads over 600 acres (2.4 km²), and UNM has branch campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos, Taos, and Valencia County.

Esteemed professors include Everett Rogers, founder of diffusion of innovations theory, who moved to the university in 1995 to set up a doctoral program in communications. Rogers was named Regents' Professor, the highest title the university bestows.

Statistics as of 2004

  • The mean student age is 27.4.
  • The median student age is 23.6.
  • UNM and UNM Hospital together employ 20,210 people.
  • There are 114,767 alumni students worldwide.

Athletics

The University of New Mexico has strong athletic rivalries with both New Mexico State University and Texas Tech. However, Texas Tech does not consider New Mexico a substantial rival.

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