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New Mexico State University

United States of America

750th US-News World Ranking

Established in 1888, the New Mexico State University (NMSU or NM State) is a public, land-grant, Research University in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States. It is the oldest public institution of higher education in the state of New Mexico. The university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as "R-2 Doctorate-granting University - with higher research activity".  It offers a wide range of programs and awards associatebachelor'smaster's, and doctoral degrees through its main campus and four community colleges.

NMSU provides extensive academic opportunities as well as a large study abroad program to students with nearly 100 undergraduate programs, 27 doctoral degrees, 56 master’s degrees, and 11 graduate certificates,. The university comprises of various schools and colleges: College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering, Graduate School, College of Health and Social Services and College of Honors. New Mexico State University sits on a 900-acre campus and enrolls students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries. The most popular majors at New Mexico State University include: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science; and Psychology. 

The total student population at the university is more than 14,800 of which over 12,000 students are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 16:1 and the acceptance rate is 66%.

The university is a NASA Space Grant College and also provides students with the first honors college in the state of New Mexico. Through a statewide network of 9 research facilities, the Agricultural Experiment Station conducts basic and applied research supporting agriculture, natural resources management, environmental quality, and improved quality of life.

Notable Alumni: Garrey Edward Carruthers (American politician, academic, and former Governor of New Mexico who currently serves as president of New Mexico State University), Alvy Ray Smith III (American noted pioneer in computer graphics)

New Mexico State University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.6
GPA
27
IB
66
Percentage
60%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 23,505

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Undergraduate: Fall-July 15, Spring-December 1

Graduate: Fall-March 1, Spring-October 1

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

New Mexico State University Rankings

Global

750
US News
601 -800
Times Higher Education
551
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
263
US News
193 -206
Shanghai
141
Times Higher Education
627
Forbes
No data available. Coming soon!

University Stats

University Stats
21874

Students

University Stats
10543

Undergraduates

University Stats
2437

Postgraduate

University Stats
2519

Faculty Strength

University Stats
9

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
60
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
$
23505

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
13500

Living Cost

University Stats
$
1250

Other Fees

University Stats
2.6

Avg. GPA

University Stats
27

Avg. IB

University Stats
66
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD

Reach Out

Box 30001,United States of America

admissions@nmsu.edu

(505) 646-3121

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