Local Colleges and Universities

hotel near the university of new mexico

Founded in 1889 and only 3 miles away from our Hyatt Place hotel, the University of New Mexico is the premier college in the heart of Albuquerque. Occupying 800 acres of old Route 66, this magnificent Mecca of New Mexico offers a campus-wide culture unique among colleges. With a large student outreach and diverse following of award-winners and famous faces, The University of New Mexico is the hub of Albuquerque.


Located close by is Hyatt Place Albuquerque, the perfect place for housing attendees of the conventions, events, activities and ceremonies constantly carried out at the University of New Mexico. Whether you are a participant or member of the crowd, be comfortably close to the action. Attend your child’s graduation or be the one graduating, all the while knowing that the Hyatt Place Albuquerque has you covered. Our accommodations are consistently the best in the business and our spacious, luxurious rooms will keep all the family members happy. We look forward to helping you enjoy your time in the city and at the local colleges and universities.


For more information about the University of New Mexico please visit the following links:


Other local colleges and universities:

New Mexico State University: ¼ mile

College of Santa Fe: 6 miles

The Art Center Design College: 1¾ miles
Apollo College: 2 miles
University of New Mexico: 3 miles
Central New Mexico Community College: 4 miles
Lewis University: ¼ mile

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6901 Arvada Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 87110

  • Tel: +1 505 872 9000
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