How to Apply Online

All Students  including new students

Log on to the UNM main campus website:  http://apply.unm.edu/

Spiky HairYou will be asked to create a user name and password.
Your user name will be part of your user id when your application is sent to an admissions office. Enter up to 8 characters for your desired username in boxes on the computer screen. Lowercase letters and numbers only; no spaces. Passwords must be at least 7 characters. Spaces are not allowed. Write the user name and password down and keep this information. It will be necessary if you need to make changes to your application later. Once you submit your application, your user id will also be necessary if you wish to correspond with the admissions office.

Be sure to complete the entire form.
If you fail to complete the residency/non-residency section of the form, you will be admitted as a non-resident. For more information on residency requirements, go to: http://www.unm.edu/preview/na_admis.htm and click on Residency.

Transcripts:

  • If your intention is to enroll in a degree program, you must submit high school transcripts or GED records.
  • If your intention is to enroll in a Certificate program and you are applying for financial aid, you must submit high school transcripts or GED records.
  • If you do not intend to seek a degree or certificate, you do not need to submit academic transcripts.

To submit academic transcripts, contact your high school registrar’s office and ask them to send your transcript to:
Registrar, UNM-Taos
1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos,
NM 87557

There is a one-time, non-refundable $10.00 application fee. You will be prompted to provide credit card information as part of the electronic application process.

You should receive an acceptance letter in about a week. If this letter does not arrive or includes inaccurate or confusing information, contact Student Enrollment Department at 575-737-6200.
Note: If your high school or previous college mails your transcript to you by mistake, DO NOT OPEN THE ENVELOPE. We must receive official transcripts in a sealed envelope.


Returning Students 

Woodworking GuyIf you have not taken classes at UNM-Taos or any other post-secondary institution for more than a year, you must re-apply as a returning student.

Fill out application onlinee (see "All Students" steps above).

There is a one-time application fee of $10.00* due when you submit your application. This fee may be paid by cash, check, or credit card in the Bookstore 1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos, NM, or by enclosing a check with your mailed-in application.

* If you were ever enrolled at UNM-Taos or any other UNM campus, the $10.00 application fee is waived.

Transcripts:
If your intention is to enroll in a degree program, and you have earned fewer than 26 college credit hours, you must submit high school transcripts or GED records, unless they are already on record with UNM-Taos.

  • If your intention is to enroll in a degree program, and you have earned more than 26 college credit hours, you must submit your previous college transcripts.
  • If your intention is to enroll in a Certificate program and you are applying for financial aid, and you have earned fewer than 26 college credit hours, you must submit high school transcripts or GED records.
  • If you do not intend to seek a degree or certificate, you do not need to submit academic transcripts, contact your prior school’s registrar’s office and ask them to send your transcript to:
    Admissions, UNM-Taos
    1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos, NM 87557

You should receive an acceptance letter in about a week. If this letter does not arrive or includes inaccurate or confusing information, contact Admissions at
575-737-6245.


 

Transfer Students 

Lauren and LucyIf you have taken classes at a post-secondary institution other than UNM-Taos, you must apply as a transfer student.

Fill out application on line (see "All Students" steps above).

Pay $10.00 application fee. Note- if you have previously enrolled at UNM-Taos but have not taken classes here for more than a year, the fee is waived.

Transcripts:

  • If your intention is to enroll in a degree program, and you have earned fewer than 26 college credit hours, you must submit high school transcripts or GED records, in addition to your official college transcripts.
  • If your intention is to enroll in a Certificate program and you are applying for financial aid, and you have earned fewer than 26 college credit hours, you must submit high school transcripts or GED records, in Addition to your official college transcripts.
  • If you do not intend to seek a degree or certificate, you do not need to submit academic transcripts.

To submit academic transcripts, contact your prior school’s registrar’s office and ask them to send your transcript to:
Admissions
UNM-Taos
1157 County Road 110, Ranchos de Taos,
NM 87557

You should receive an acceptance letter in about a week. If this letter does not arrive or includes inaccurate or confusing information, contact Student Success at 575-737-6245.