Transferring to Native American Studies at UNM?

  • How to apply
    • Submit your application at APPLY.UNM.EDU
    • Pay the non-refundable application fee
    • Send official transcript(s) to UNM Admissions once completed 24 credit hours with at least a "C" average (2.0 on 4.0 GPA scale) in all transferrable college work
    • Contact the UNM Office of Admissions for additional questions at 505.277.8900
    • Submit a FAFSA application at and add the UNM school code, 002663
    • Apply for scholarships
  • Once admitted
    • Create a NetID at
    • Sign-up and attend an orientation program and meet with your major academic advisor to determine transfer coursework and to plan upcoming semester courses
    • Review transfer coursework through your Lobotrax Degree Audit at

In preparation for transferring to UNM, it is highly recommended to complete the following courses:

  • General Education:
    • Communication
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Second Language
  • NAS Core Courses:
    • NATV 1150, Introduction to Native American Studies
    • NATV 2110, Sociopolitical Concepts in Native America
  • and other General Education curriculum.


To understand transfer credits from other institutions, use UNM's Transfer Equivalency System (TES), click on the "Transfer Equivalencies" link, then search for your school by typing in the name in the search tool.