Western New Mexico University
At a glance, WNMU looks like a traditional small-town college. Friendly professors and a relaxing atmosphere paired with a vibrant downtown community for the more than 3,300 enrolled students. A closer look showcases the university’s innovative programs and unique student-life experience. The University has a distinctly historic focus as a teacher’s college since it’s inception 119 years ago by the state legislature. It’s flagship program, the School of Education has successfully placed teachers in classrooms across the country. Students at WNMU are equipped for the jobs of tomorrow with specialized training for careers such as graphic design, green technologies and digital media. Students looking to focus on more than one area of study may earn degrees in interdisciplinary studies allowing for two disciplines to be mastered. The University setting in a historic southwestern community gives students the opportunity to learn about a diverse population and culture.