Valencia Campus

The University of New Mexico–Valencia

Dr. Alice V. Letteney, Chief Executive Officer
280 La Entrada
Los Lunas, NM 87031
(505) 925-8500
http://valencia.unm.edu/

The University of New Mexico–Valencia Campus offers high-quality daytime and evening instruction in academic, technical and continuing education programs. As a comprehensive community college, the University of New Mexico–Valencia offers its students superior teaching with small class size, low-cost tuition and fees, an enviable small college atmosphere, free parking and safe grounds, and student-centered support services include a wellness and fitness center. Located near historic Tome Hill in Valencia County, the campus is conveniently close to Albuquerque but still nestled in the countryside. The 150-acre site is a beautiful and impressive campus designed to reflect the beauty of the Rio Grande Valley.

The University of New Mexico–Valencia boasts the best transfer rate of any University of New Mexico branch to the University of New Mexico–Albuquerque. The six Associate of Arts degrees, the six Associate of Science degrees, and the Associate of Science in Nursing offered at the University of New Mexico—Valencia transfer into similar baccalaureate degrees at the University of New Mexico–Albuquerque. Students are able to complete their first two years of coursework (freshman and sophomore years) at the University of New Mexico–Valencia, receive their Associate’s degree, and then transfer to the University of New Mexico–Albuquerque or other institutions.

Students can also take advantage of the University of New Mexico–Valencia’s cutting-edge career programs offered through the Business, Technology and Fine Arts Division. Seventeen short- and long-term certificates designed to assist students enter the workforce are offered on campus. Six different Associate of Applied Science degrees are offered in a variety of technical and career areas.

Support for students in need of some developmental coursework is available at the University of New Mexico–Valencia. These courses prepare students for degree credit coursework with classes limited in size to assure proper student/teacher ratios. Courses include lab work that reinforces concepts taught in class. In addition, most students taking two or more developmental studies courses participate in a learning community, and receive additional advising and tutorial assistance, all aimed at improving their chances for success in college-level coursework. The Learning Commons, a tutorial center, provides individualized tutorial instruction at no cost to the student. 

Special classes in English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult Education (AE) and high school equivalency preparation are offered through the campus’ Adult Education Center. The Community Education program offers dual credit courses to area high school students and cultural programs to people of all ages in Valencia County.

The University of New Mexico–Valencia Campus provides customized workforce training to area business and industry. The campus’ Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides specialized training and support to local, small business owners.

For more information about the University of New Mexico–Valencia, prospective students are urged to obtain the campus’ Catalog. Visit the Student Services Center on campus for a personal tour and individual advisement session. Call (505) 925-8560 for a Catalog or a personal appointment.


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Office of the Registrar

MSC 11 6325
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 277-8900
Fax: (505) 277-6809