UNM-Gallup Nursing

Why Nursing at UNM-Gallup?

UNM-Gallup offers a comprehensive nursing curriculum that aligns with NMNEC (New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium) standards in an intimate learning environment. Students progress through the four semester program in learning cohorts. A small faculty to student ratio ensures that each student gets individualized academic attention to ensure that they complete the program successfully.



UNM-Gallup Nursing building


What will you learn?

The graduate of the nursing program will:

  1. Use caring practices to promote health and healing.
  2. Provide individualized care that recognizes diversity in a variety of settings.
  3. Demonstrate therapeutic communication in the provision of patient, family and community care as well as effective interprofessional communication.
  4. Use critical thinking and nursing process as a framework to provide safe and effective care for the patient, family and community.
  5. Integrate evidence and research findings into practice, including ethical and legal aspects of health care.
  6. Display professional behavior, including a commitment to lifelong learning.


UNMG Associate Degree in Nursing Student Achievement Data For 2020 
NCLEX-RN 1st time pass rate for calendar year 2020:89.29%
2018 student program completion:
(Admitted Spring 2018 and completed nursing courses within 6 semesters)79%
(Admitted Fall 2018 and completed nursing courses within 6 semesters)56%