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Nursing Programs


What sets us apart?

We find your clinical placements.

We celebrate our diversity.

UNM’s student population is among the most diverse in the country.

UNM is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution.

Nursing education is focused on rural and underserved populations.

We are leaders in health care innovation. Check out our Primary Care Echo.

Practice in a low-risk environment in our state-of-the-art Simulation Center.

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I came to UNM for the nursing program. We have one of the best nursing programs in the state and–not to mention–the price is affordable.

May Pearl Cornelio, BSN Health Sciences Albuquerque 2020
  • No. 1 Nursing School in New Mexico
  • 1,185 Nursing Students Enrolled
  • 65% of Our Students are Minorities
  • $850,000+ Scholarships Awarded Each Year
  • 80% of Our Students Receive Financial Aid

Choose Your Nursing Program

Not sure which program is right for you? Explore the program list below and identify the right one for you.

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Are you a high school senior? Have a high school diploma or GED? Or already have college credit or an undergraduate degree – in a non-nursing discipline?

Impact the Field of Nursing


Already have an associate’s degree in nursing? Currently a RN? Ready to take your nursing career to the next level?


Advance Your Nursing Career


Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Nursing

Already have your BSN? Want to become an APRN?

Take the next step in Nursing

Certificate Programs

Do you want to specialize in another area as a provider?

Expand your practice as a provider 

Doctor of Nursing 

Already have your BSN or MSN? Want to advance your clinical practice or leadership?

Advance the Practice of Nursing

Doctor of Philosophy – PhD

Already have your BSN or MSN? Want to become a nurse scientist?

Advance the Science of Nursing



Out-of-State Students

Not from New Mexico? Make the move to make an impact. Serve the underserved.

Funding Opportunities

Transfer Students

You have the questions. We have the answers.

Explore more about transferring to the UNM College of Nursing. We cannot wait for you to be a part of our pack. 

Pass Rates

How do our graduates perform on national certification and licensure examinations?

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Advanced Practice Nurse Certification Exams

Contact Our Team

Admissions & Recruitment

College of Nursing
Building Number 228
Suite 255
1 University of New Mexico

Attend an Information Session with Admissions.