Prospective Students

We are pleased that you are considering the Water Resources Program at the University of New Mexico. The degree is recognized by Graduate Studies as a Plan II (non-thesis) degree. There are two main concentrations in the program, Hydroscience (HS) and Policy/Management (PM) plus an option for a dual degree with Community Regional and Planning (CRP).

 

Follow the links below to learn more about our admission guidelines:

 

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What do I need for my Water Resources application?

  1. GPA > 3.0/4.0
  2. Letter of intent
  3. Current resumé/CV
  4. All transcripts
  5. All prerequisites completed (see below)

 

Deadlines (rolling admissions)

  Fall Admissions

  Domestic Applicants: July 15

  International Applicants: March 1

  Spring Admissions

  Domestic Applicants: November 15

  International Applicants: August 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisites

Hydroscience (HS) Concentration

  • Calculus I
  • Statistics
  • Introductory Microeconomics or Intermediate Microeconomics I
  • Three semesters of introductory (or higher) science courses from at least two different disciplines

Policy/Management (PM) Concentration

  • Calculus I
  • Statistics
  • Introductory Microeconomics I or Intermediate Microeconomics I
  • Two semesters of introductory (or higher) science courses
  • One introductory or higher course in: sociology; political science; or psychology

 

⇒ See Program Guidelines for details.

 

Questions?

Don't hesitate to contact Director Dr. Becky Bixby: bbixby@unm.edu