Students who intend to transfer to UNM must:-Show a cumulative 2.0 GPA of combined college-level work (UNM calculates ALL attempts of transferable courses).-Have earned at least 26 transferable semester hours. *Note: if they have less than 26 hours they will be considered a transferring freshman and will be required to submit official ACT or SAT scores, along with an official high school or GED transcript, and must meet the freshmen admission requirements.-Have a status of good standing at their most previous institution. A student suspended from another college or university may not enter UNM during the term of suspension.
For priority consideration
Apply by the following dates:
- May 1: Deadline for summer applicants**
- June 15: Deadline for fall applicants**
- November 15: Deadline for spring applicants
- ****Students are strongly encouraged to apply and send the needed documentation as EARLY as possible to the Admissions Office. This will provide the opportunity for a more efficient admissions process and decision.
How do students check their admission status?
- Students may check the status of the application they submitted via the web application at the LoboWeb Admissions Application Page.
- If students cannot remember their Login information, please contact the Admissions Office by phone for a reset.
- To determine the status of their submitted paper application they must contact the Admissions Office at 505-277-8900 during regular business hours: Monday through Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM MST. Currently there is not an online method for checking the status of a submitted paper application.
- For Graduate Students please see FastInfo #1799 to check the status of their application. See also:Answer Link #1915, What is the normal processing time for Admissions Applications?
- Fill out a UNM Admissions application in person or online. Note: be aware of the application deadlines for both UNM and your intended program.
- Request official transcripts from all prior colleges and universities and send to: PO Box 4895, Albuquerque, NM 87196-4895.
- Pay the $20 non-refundable application fee.
- Complete a FAFSA and list UNM (school code = 002663) if students would like to receive Financial Aid, including work-study or student employment.
- Fill out Scholarship applications. (See FastInfo #2890).Once admitted, a notification letter will be sent to students mailing address.
- Create a UNM NetID at https://netid.unm.edu/. A students UNM NetID is their access (logon and password) to MyUNM and LoboWeb, UNM's online registration system. They may also view their Financial Aid status, tuition and fees balance, Transfer Course Evaluation, and other important information through LoboWeb. *Note: students must be admitted to set up their NetID.
- Attend UNM Transfer Orientation (TNT-Transfer and Non-Traditional Orientation). *Note: all students are required to attend an orientation. Information will be sent with a students admission letter, and a mandatory orientation hold will be placed on their account. Holds can be viewed through LoboWeb.
- A schedule of when registration opens each semester will be listed on the Registrar's website.
- Arrange for payment. View their bill, make payments, set up a payment plan, and check on their financial aid status through LoboWeb.Note: Individual colleges or programs may have additional requirements and separate applications procedures. Refer to the UNM Catalog or website for more specific information, or contact the college directly.
How will students courses transfer?
- Transfer courses can count toward meeting prerequisite requirements but do not calculate into students UNM GPA.** NOTE **If students are transferring credits from an institution that uses a Quarter instead of a Semester system of credits, their earned hours will transfer as follows:Quarter SystemCredit HoursSemester (UNM) System Credit Hours1 = 0.66, 2 = 1.33, 3 = 2.00, 4 = 2.66, 5 = 3.33. The difference in hours may impact how students meet graduation requirements. Please contact their Academic Advisor for additional information.
- UNM Institutional Transfer Equivalencies
- CNM Transfer Guide
Utilizing LoboTrax to check the status of Transfer course work equivalencies
Both the Transfer Credit Evaluation and the Lobo Trax Degree Audit will show transfer work. You can run either audit report in Lobo Web.
Use this guide to learn how to run your Lobo Trax: Click here
How do you find your advisor?
UNM Transfer Student Survey