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Top Engineering School 2008 No.3: The University of New Mexico School of Engineering

Sept. 4, 2008
Top Engineering School 2008 No.3: The University of New Mexico School of Engineering

No.3: The University of New Mexico School of Engineering
1 University of New Mexico-MSC 06 3720
Albuquerque, NM 87131
(505) 277-2447
Fax: (505) 277-6686
http://www.unm.edu

Total engineering school enrollment 180
Hispanic engineering school enrollment 38
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment 21.1%
Total postgraduate degrees earned 74
Postgraduate degrees earned to Hispanics 13
Percent of postgraduate degrees earned to Hispanics 17.6%
Full-time Engineering school faculty 95
Full-time Engineering school Hispanic faculty 6
Percent Hispanic faculty in Engineering School 6.3%

The UNM School of Engineering embraces diversity, the source of great creativity, innovation, insight, and excitement—attributes that enhance educational quality at all levels. Diversity at the School of Engineering ranges from cultural diversity in students, faculty, and staff to interdisciplinary cross-college programs to the seamless integration of teaching, research, and practice. Forty percent of engineering undergraduates come from underrepresented groups. Graduation rates for Hispanic and Native American students are among the highest in the U.S. The School ranks third in granting Bachelor and Doctorate degrees to American Indians in the U.S.



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