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Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 79
    total students
  • $5,239 | $18,266
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 29%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biotechnology And Business Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and defense or oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and qualifying exam, defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 77
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 14
  • 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 January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 4th October 4th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$5,239
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,266
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,274.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino18%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native5%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMicrobiology, cell and organismal physiology, ecology and ethology, evolution, genetics, developmental biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,452,634

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

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

Dr. Ralph Preszler

Head

Phone: 575-646-3611
Fax: 575-646-5665
Email: rpreszle@nmsu.edu

Ms. Gloria Valencia

Administration Assistant

Phone: 575-646-3611
Fax: 575-646-5665
Email: gvalenci@nmsu.edu



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