Local Atmosphere

Location
Albuquerque, NM
Undergrads
17,090
Tuition (in-state)
$20,688 ($6,050)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: I came from a small town so Alburquerque is great. There are so many oppertunities.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Our University is located by one of the most dangerous streets in Albuquerque. The bus transportation up and down central is really sketchy, but it does get you to where you need to go.

5 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Local atmosphere is great because of the traditional New Mexican scenery. Friendly vibe everywhere downtown/near the unversity. Love it :D

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3 College Student

Local Atmosphere: Close to campus is good, but the rest of the town is mediocre.

3 College Student

Local Atmosphere: Its ok. There is something for everyone, you just need to look for it.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 148 responses

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Excellent
  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 148 responses

  • 3% Painfully remote.
  • 28% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 5% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 18% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 46% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 148 responses

  • 22% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 30% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 47% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 148 responses

  • 18% No way.
  • 47% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 35% Totally.

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