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New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Las Cruces, NM
University Website: www.nmsu.edu/
Apply Online: prospective.nmsu.edu/apply/index.html
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New Mexico State University at Las Cruces (officially New Mexico State University, although also commonly referred to as NMSU-Las Cruces, NMSU, or NM State), is a major land-grant university in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States. It is the second largest four-year university in the state of New Mexico, in terms of total enrollment across all campuses as of 2011, with campuses in Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Doña Ana County, and Grants, with extension and research centers across New Mexico.

It was founded to teach agriculture in 1888 as the Las Cruces College, and the following year became New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. It received its present name in 1960. NMSU has 18,497 students enrolled as of Fall 2009, and has a faculty-to-student ratio of about 1 to 19. NMSU offers a wide range of programs and awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees through its main campus and four community colleges. NMSU is the only research-extensive, land-grant, USA-Mexico border institution classified as Hispanic serving by the federal government.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,994.00 avg tuition

2850 Weddell Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
(575) 646-0111

Apply online Admissions:
prospective.nmsu.edu
Financial Aid:
fa.nmsu.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Statistics:
Applied 7,402
Admitted 5,945 80%
Enrolled total 2,163
Full Time: 2,097
Part Time 66
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 410 530
SAT Math 430 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 390 520
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 70%
4-year graduation rate 13%
6-year graduation rate 45%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,553.00 $4,553.00 $16,994.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,274.00 $1,274.00 $1,274.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $243.00 $243.00 $761.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,004.00 $5,004.00 $17,444.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,274.00 $1,274.00 $1,274.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $262.00 $262.00 $780.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,044.00 $8,044.00 $3,987.00
Other Expenses $3,987.00 $3,987.00 $3,987.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $1,038.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 95%
Percent receiving grant aid 92%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,402.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 40%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,244.00

New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X
Agricultural and Extension Education Services X
Agricultural Economics X
Agriculture, General X X
Agronomy and Crop Science X X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Horticultural Science X X
Range Science and Management X X
Soil Science and Agronomy, General X
Turf and Turfgrass Management X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Ecology X
Genetics, General X
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology X
Molecular Biology X
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Finance, General X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Organizational Communication, General X X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Agricultural Teacher Education X X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, General X X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments X X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Assistant/Aide X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Geological/Geophysical Engineering X
Industrial Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering Technology, General X X
Surveying Technology/Surveying X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X
Family Resource Management Studies, General X X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Environmental Health X
Public Health Education and Promotion X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Music Performance, General X X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X X

Scholarships for Students in New Mexico

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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