The University of New Mexico (UNM) is a public educational institute founded on January 1, 1889, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This higher education institution is accredited by multiple accrediting bodies, such as the Higher Learning Commission, Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The university is affiliated with organizations like the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and National Athletic Association, among others.
The University of New Mexico is involved in various industries such as education, higher education, and electronic design automation. The institution has over 6,775 employees, holds 1 patent, and operates as a public organization. UNM's motto is "Each one of us defines all of us".
UNM has multiple subsidiaries, including the University of New Mexico Press, the University of New Mexico Hospital, the University of New Mexico School of Law, the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and the University of New Mexico Art Museum, among others. Additionally, the university has satellite campuses such as the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos, University of New Mexico-Taos Campus, and University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus.
One of the notable spinouts from the University of New Mexico is Zia Laser, Inc., which operates in the electronic design automation industry.