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I am currently enrolled in the education programNot so brightEducation
I am currently enrolled in the education program and considered a transfer student. I seem to be experiencing alot of complications with my classes and dealing with the financial department. For instance I called the Burser's Account Suite (where students pay for classes) about my account being overcharged and they stated that they could not find my account in the system. I am having to go through a run around and fill out forms to mail in. Also make sure that you are aware of class requirements before classes start. Some classes require outside field work and extra supplies. Don't rely on advisement alone! Take the initiative and seek out the information.
1st Year Female -- Class 1920
Faculty Accessibility: A, Perceived Campus Safety: C
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I don't know why there'are so many negativeQuite BrightArchitecture
I don't know why there'are so many negative comments. I'm happy with I'm doing. No idea about other departments, but the architecture program is great and conceptional. Professors are strict but funny at the same time. They make you work hard and push your limits. I first came to class and thought I would never be able to make it. But in the final, I made it and even better than I'd thought. You may never imagine that you can go over you limits. Advisors may not be very helpful. You will be given a plan and have to follow. Don't expect specific advice. Well, I don't mind (though it's annoying somehow) I scheduled everything myself. City is bad and dangerous. Extremely be careful if you go out alone. Dorm food is terrible - I guess this happened at every college in the States. There're many clubs and organizations, but none is my interest. So just go to the gym if you need to exercise. Don't expect too much on sport clubs.
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Surrounding City: D+
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I'm a transfer student from NMSU and allNot so brightMechanical Engineering
I'm a transfer student from NMSU and all I have to say is, anybody that is thinking about receiving their post-secondary education from New Mexico really needs to take NMSU into consideration. Las Cruces/El Paso may not be really uppity towns and the athletic teams suck, but you're much more likely to not be viewed as a number there because the classes are much smaller.

The campus is really nice, but I get the feeling that money is being wasted on making the whole place look good rather than towards helping us advance our degrees.

NMSU's libraries are much nicer than the ones here. Enough said.
The engineering program here is surprisingly really good. If you're an ME, you'll have the option to earn your bachelor's through the FSAE program. This is where you design and build a race car and race it against other university's FSAE programs. UNM is ranked INTERNATIONALLY in the top 20 for FSAE.

The campus is literally right next to some of the most ghetto parts of Albuquerque. If you walk onto Central, you'll see homeless people and gang members in every direction. If you take the city bus to school, it's the exact same thing.

Breaking Bad was filmed here in Albuquerque, so we've got that going for us, which is nice.

1st Year Male -- Class 2018
Campus Aesthetics: A, Scholastic Success: D-
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