Western New Mexico University Online

Western New Mexico University Online

Western New Mexico University Online

Western New Mexico University is located in Silver City, New Mexico. Silver City is the marketing capitol of four regions located in the state. Although the city has a very small population, the University is a very unique attribute to the town and state. It sits at the base of a national park, and it has a museum on campus that has one of the largest permanent displays of historical pottery and artifacts in the known world.

There are over 60 areas of study offered at WNMU broken down into certificates, associates, baccalauereate, and masters degree programs. There are over 100 courses offered online at WNMU each semester. Areas of study include Chicana/Chicano & Hemispheric Studies, Criminal Justice, Chemical Dependency, Expressive Arts, Kinesiology, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Services and Zoology. It is possible to get dual degrees in each of these areas of study, or use them as minors for your major area of focus.

The tuition fee for attending Western New Mexico University is the fifth lowest in the nation. More than 75% of its student body qualifies for financial aide. The Buisness Affairs office lists everything a student needs to know about applying for financial aide for the university. It helps students understand certain terms, what type of financial aide they may qualify for, and allows for payments through the website.

The online learning programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. There is a quiz on the website that determines whether you are ready to take online learning classes. WNMU takes online learning quite seriously. The quiz clearly tells you that more students drop out of online classes than in-person classes. Therefore they are determined to make sure online learning is something that you can actually handle.

After you read all the information presented to you on the quiz, you'll take a self-assessment test. The test is designed to make sure that you are, in fact, ready to take on online classes. Learning online sounds easy, but it requires a certain amount of self-discipline as well. If it is determined that you are ready for online education, WNMU website will walk you through the rest of the process of picking out your courses, schedule and how to pay for your classes.

One of the most unique online programs for the school is the RN to BSN program. You must already be registered as an RN to enroll in the course, but doing so will allow you to further your nursing degree without sacrificing time away from your job.