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
65%
35%
student ratio
79
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
71%
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 40
    • 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

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 71
    • Enrolled 12
  • 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
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students79
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Full-time Percentage41%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino55%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian31%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

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$6,635

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

Coordinator

Phone: 575-646-2736
Fax: 575-646-7721
Email: gradinfo@nmsu.edu


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