The Non-Degree credit program allows students to earn academic credit without being admitted into a degree granting program. The programs allows students who want to be admitted to the University without taking college entrance exams; those who missed the degree status deadline; and those who wish to take academic courses to prepare for a graduate program.
Types of non-degree students:
- Those students who are not seeking a degree but are taking courses for personal growth and enrichment.
- Students who are taking pre-requisites to get into a professional program
- Students that have already earned their bachelor’ Degree but taking courses to apply to graduate school.
The following students are not eligible for Non-Degree status:
- A student who is under disciplinary or academic suspension from the University of New Mexico or any other collegiate institution.
- A student who has exhausted his or her eligibility in University College and is not academically eligible to enter a degree-granting college at the University of New Mexico.
- A student who has not completed a degree and was previously enrolled in degree status in an undergraduate college at the University of New Mexico.
- A student from another country who is in the United States on a student visa.
- A student who has been refused admission to degree status.
- A student planning to receive student financial aid.