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

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 44%56%
    student ratio
  • 48
    total students
  • $5,398 | $18,821
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 58%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Plant And Environmental Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Horticulture Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

58% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 17
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 58
    • Enrolled 9
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, and 3 letters of reference, letter of purpose or intent
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.3; 3 letters of reference, letter of purpose or intent
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$5,398
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,821
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,310.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native8%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPlant breeding and genetics, molecular biology, plant physiology, soil science and environmental remediation, urban horticulture and turfgrass management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,305,635

Location & Contact

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences

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

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. Richard Pratt

Head

Phone: 575-646-3406
Fax: 575-646-6041
Email: ricpratt@nmsu.edu

Ms. Esther Ramirez

Information Contact

Phone: 575-646-3406
Fax: 575-646-6041
Email: esramire@nmsu.edu



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