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The University of New Mexico

Public Service Announcement

Media Contact: Laurie Mellas, (505) 277-5915;
e-mail: lmellas@unm.edu
UNM Offers College Readiness Program for High School Juniors

High school juniors with an eye toward higher education are eligible to apply for the University of New Mexico’s College Readiness Program.

A one-week residential component is offered June 17-23 on the main campus. The program includes classes, room and board, activities, and transportation. In addition, one-day workshops will be held beginning in July and through March 2008.

Applications for the program must be postmarked no later than April 14. For more information on income requirements and a full application, call the UNM College Prep Programs, 277-0401.


The University of New Mexico is the state's largest university, serving more than 32,000 students. UNM is home to the state's only schools of law, medicine, pharmacy and architecture and operates New Mexico's only academic health center. UNM is noted for comprehensive undergraduate programs and research that benefits the state and the nation.