Tuition & Fees

$7,368

$23,508

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
31%
300-399
8%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
31%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
43%
300-399
24%
200-299
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
43%
12-17
32%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
46%
12-17
28%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
55%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,230
Declined + 2,962
Total Received 8,192
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Public

11,713

undergraduate students

2,719

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4531
ACT 2638

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Location

School Facts

New Mexico State, founded in 1888, is a public, multipurpose university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture and Home Economics, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration and Economics, Education, Engineering, and Health and Social Services. Its 900-acre campus is located in Las Cruces, 42 miles north of El Paso, Texas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,432
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)

Las Cruces, NM

3,500-acre campus in Las Cruces (population: 101,759), 42 miles from El Paso, TX; branch campuses in Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Grants, and Las Cruces. Served by bus; major airport and train serve El Paso. School operates transportation on main campus. Public transportation serves campus.

New Mexico State University
2850 Waddell Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
31%
300-399
8%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
31%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
43%
300-399
24%
200-299
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
43%
12-17
32%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
46%
12-17
28%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
55%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,230
Declined + 2,962
Total Received 8,192

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Sylvia G Castillo
Senior Admissions Advisor
P: 575 646-3121
F: 575 646-6330
admissions@nmsu.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,018

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,368
Room $4,400
Board $3,796
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $16,814
Average Financial Aid - $12,018
Total with Avg. Aid $4,796

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $22,041,444
State $11,066,181
Institutional $6,114,782
Other external $17,282,769
Total $56,505,176

Non-need-based

Federal $245,348
State $6,365,508
Institutional $4,076,261
Other external $11,653,065
Total $22,340,182
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 877 278-8586
F: 575 646-7381
financialaid@nmsu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Travis Juszkiewicz
Financial Aid Advisor
trajuszk@nmsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Cycling, Dance, Judo, Martial Arts, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Cycling, Dance, Judo, Martial Arts, Volleyball, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Mario Moccia (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Western Athletic Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Aggies
School colors
crimson and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Aerospace Engineering
Agricultural Biology
Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Business
Agricultural/Community Development
Agricultural/Extension Education
Agriculture
Agronomy
Animal Science
Animation/Visual Effects
Anthropology
Applied Geography
Applied Studies
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clothing/Textiles/Fashion Merchandising
Communication Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Conservation Ecology
Counseling/Community Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Science
Family/Child Science
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Finance
Fine Arts
Fisheries/Wildlife Sciences
Food Science/Technology
Foreign Languages
Gender/Sexuality Studies
General Agriculture
General Business
Genetics/Biotechnology
Geography
Geology
Geomatics
Government
History
Horticulture
Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management
Individualized Studies
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Information/Communication Technology
International Business
Journalism/Mass Communications
Kinesiology
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology
Music
Music Education
Natural Resource Economics/Policy
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Range Science
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Soil Science
Special Education
Teaching
Theatre Arts
Turfgrass Science/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Home Economics
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

14,432

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

11,713
students

Female
55%
6,387

Male
45%
5,326

19%

2,719
students

Female
56%
1,532

Male
44%
1,187

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

9,703
students

Female
55%
5,295

Male
45%
4,408

18%

2,010
students

Female
55%
1,092

Male
45%
918

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
56%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

62%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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