The University of New Mexico can be found in the vibrant city of Albuquerque, NM. It is the most populous city in New Mexico and is rich in culture and diversity. The city boasts a growing food and beverage scene, beautiful sunsets, a variety of outdoor activities, and friendly atmosphere. According to Men's Fitness, Albuquerque has been named third healthiest city in the U.S. (click here for the article). Albuquerque is a growing city with a variety of fun activities to do, and here is a website that blogs about the unique characteristics found only in Albuquerque, New Mexico, www.newmexicohealthyliving.com. The University of New Mexico was founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution. It occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 and offers a distinctive campus environment. The campus is known for its Pueblo Revival architectural theme. The University of New Mexico offers a wide variety of academic programs through twelve colleges and schools. These academic options includes more than 215 degree and certificate programs, including 94 baccalaureate, 71 masters and 37 doctoral degrees. UNM hosts a cutting edge health sciences center with a progressive medical school. This information was taken from the UNM website and please review the UNM and Health Sciences Center website for more information.