Western New Mexico University

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The Extended University is WNMU’s regional and lifelong learning organization. Programs and technology make the University accessible to communities in southwestern New Mexico, providing opportunities for college enrollment, intellectual growth and stimulation to all age groups in this vast service area.The Extended University staff collaborate with local industry, government agencies, K-12 educational systems and community groups to design and present degree and certificate programs focused on workforce development. Distance education technologies and flexible programming are used to enable students anywhere to earn university credits in a format that fits busy schedules.Facilities under the auspices of the Extended University include the WNMU Deming at the Mimbres Valley Learning Center, the WNMU Truth or Consequences at the Gardner Learning Center, WNMU Lordsburg at the Hidalgo Learning Center, and the WNMU Gallup. The Extended University oversees a variety of programs, including the Gila Instructional Consortium.

Programs Offered

Master of Business Administration

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Master of Occupational Therapy

Master of Arts in Teaching Reading

Master of Social Work

Master of Arts in Teaching


Bachelor of Applied Science in Career & Technical Education

Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies


RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Arts in Rehabilitation Services

Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Associate of Science in Criminal Justice


Western New Mexico University
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P.O. Box 680
Silver City, NM 88062

WNMU is located on:

1000 W. College St.
Silver City, NM

WNMU Phone Numbers and email address:

  • 1-575-538-6011 (Switchboard)
  • 1-575-538-6336 (Pub. Info. Office)
  • 1-800-872-9668 (Admissions)
  • admissions@wnmu.edu (Admissions)