The University has branch campuses in Gallup , Los Alamos , Taos and Valencia County along with UNM West, an extension campus in Rio Rancho. UNM offers graduate and upper division programs in Los Alamos and Santa Fe and throughout the state. UNM's libraries , museums , galleries and Center for the Arts are a rich cultural resource for the state. Home to the Lobos and contenders in the Mountain West conference, UNM athletics draw fans from all over. University Arena or “The Pit” is one of college basketball's most famous and recognizable buildings. In fact, The Pit was ranked 13th by Sports Illustrated as one of the top sporting venues of the 20th century.