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University of New Mexico

School of Public Administration

Albuquerque, NM

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University of New Mexico

Overview

University of New Mexico / School of Public Administration is located in Albuquerque, NM.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Public Administration/Master of City and Regional Planning (MPA/MCRP)
Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 95

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Professional paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

94
Applied
75
Accepted
64
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, letter of intent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 68

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

199
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 36.18%
Black or African American 5.03%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 14.57%
Asian 2.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.5%
Unknown 0.5%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human resources, health care policy and management, privatization, program evaluation, comparative administration, budget and finance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Albuquerque, NM  87131-2039
United States
Contact Dr. Uday Desai
Director
Email: ucdesai@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-1092
Fax: 505-277-2529