Western New Mexico University (WNMU)

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Address: 1000 W College Ae, Silver city, NM 88602, United States

Western New Mexico University (WNMU) has served the people of the state and its surrounding areas as a comprehensive, regional, rural, public coeducational university since 1893. That is to a student body diverse in age, language, culture, and ethnic background. The school’s first permanent building, Old Main, was dedicated and within twenty years enrollment had reached nearly 500 students in November 1896.

Western New Mexico University (WNMU) is well known for the School of Education. Other areas of interest include Criminal Justice, Occupational Therapy, Business Management, Social Work, and Nursing. It also supports learning centers in Deming, Lordsburg New Mexico, and Truth of Consequences.

This campus is a hybrid of registered historic buildings and modern facilities with LEED certifications. Students can have access to a fitness center and a campus movie theatre. This campus also provides Child Development Center that nationally recognized and accredited. This is a learning lab for students earning degrees in early childhood education.