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

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

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
58
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
86%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Criminal Justice And Criminology Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 22
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

86% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 22
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 86
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline March 1st November 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 *
    • 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 availableTeaching 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 Students58
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Part-time Percentage69%
    • Full-time Percentage31%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino52%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian29%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

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$3,771

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

Academic Department Head

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

Dr. Dulcinea Lara

Graduate Program Director

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


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