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Department of Criminal Justice College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 61%39%
    student ratio
  • 101
    total students
  • $5,239 | $18,266
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 51%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Criminal Justice And Criminology Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 33
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required, optional and oral and written exams
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 17
  • 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 April 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Full-time Percentage35%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino57%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian28%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage60%
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchJuvenile justice, jails and prison administration, courts and legal decision-making, victim studies, policy and evaluation research
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,138

Location & Contact

Department of Criminal Justice

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

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

Dr. Carlos Posadas

Head

Phone: 575-646-3316
Fax: 575-646-2827
Email: cposadas@nmsu.edu



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