Department of Family and Consumer Sciences College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences New Mexico State University

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
69%
31%
student ratio
36
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Family And Consumer Science Education Master of Science (MS)
    • Human Nutrition And Dietetic Science Master of Science (MS)
    • Family And Child Science Master of Science (MS)
    • Food Science And Technology Master of Science (MS)
    • Marriage And Family Therapy Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 19
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 19
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 30th November 30th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of reference, and resume, letter of interest
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino62%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian32%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage83%
    • Male Percentage17%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFood product analysis, childhood obesity, couple relationship education, military families, Latino college students
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$448,204

Location & Contact

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30003, MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States

Dr. Esther Devall

Head

Phone: 575-646-3936
Fax: 575-646-1889
Email: edevall@nmsu.edu

Dr. Margaret Bock

Graduate Program Contact

Phone: 575-646-1178
Fax: 575-646-1889
Email: abock@nmsu.edu


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