The University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is located in Tomé, New Mexico, halfway between Belen and Los Lunas, the two main population centers of Valencia County. The campus occupies 150 acres of rural land overlooking the Rio Grande Valley to the West, the Manzano Mountains to the East, and historic Tomé Hill to the North.
As a branch college of The University of New Mexico, UNM-Valencia is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The institution’s last comprehensive accreditation review occurred in March 2019, resulting in a full 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation.
The UNM-Valencia Nursing Program has full approval with the New Mexico State Board of Nursing through August, 2022. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) through spring of 2022.