As part of its 10-year Comprehensive Accreditation process, WNMU is required to submit an Assurance Argument.
The Accreditation Steering Committee strongly encourages everyone to read the draft and offer comments, suggestions, and feedback.
The draft Assurance Argument is available here.

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University Highlights

WNMU Top Ranked for International Students

Western New Mexico University has been ranked as one of the best value universities for students from around the globe by Study Abroad Aide. Citing the university’s overall academic reputation, international tuition and fees and nationally ranked programs, WNMU received  top marks as an international student destination.

WNMU Designated as Military Friendly

Once again, WNMU has been designated as a "Military Friendly School" for 2024-2025. Using information made available through public sources, university data and from veterans themselves, the Military Friendly advisory council has awarded WNMU the silver designation, reflective of the university's continued commitment to ensuring those who served find opportunities following military service.

WNMU Top in Open Enrollment

Western New Mexico University has been named as one of the top 2024 open enrollment institutions in the nation for students attending online by EDsmart. The university's open enrollment status makes education accessible and possible for students from every background and stage in life, while online education provides the flexibility many need to balance education, work and family.