University of New Mexico–Los Alamos

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University of New Mexico-Los Alamos
University of New Mexico logo
Established 1980
Type Community college
Director Dr. Cedric Page
Students 727 [1]
Location Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
Website www.la.unm.edu

The University of New Mexico–Los Alamos, (UNM-LA) is a branch campus of the University of New Mexico located in Los Alamos, New Mexico. UNM-LA offers 14 certificate programs and 18 associate degree programs.[2] Upper division and graduate courses are available on campus through Extended University. In addition, UNM-LA offers a Dual Credit program, which allows high school students to take college classes, a GED program for students seeking to take the General Education Development examination, and an ESL (English as a Second Language) program. Students often work part-time at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

UNM-LA offers programs for both students wishing to transfer to four-year institutions and a variety of occupationally oriented programs. UNM-LA is especially well known for its STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs. UNM-LA offers the only associate's degree in Computer Gaming in New Mexico. Other technical programs include Network Administration, Web Technologies, Digital Media Arts, Computer Science, Environmental Science, and Pre-Engineering. The Applied Technology program, which trains technicians, offers four concentrations: Solar Technology, Electro Mechanical Technology, Nano Technology and Manufacturing Technology.

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UNM-LA's main site is located in central Los Alamos. The campus provides student housing in 64 studio apartments. UNM-LA also offers classes at the Bernalillo Education Center in Bernalillo, New Mexico.

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Coordinates: 35°53′07″N 106°19′07″W / 35.88531°N 106.31862°W / 35.88531; -106.31862