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

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

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
38%
62%
student ratio
24
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Master of Applied Geography (MAG)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • 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

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 10
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree in geography or related field
    • 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 availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Full-time Percentage46%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino30%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLandscape ecology, land use, geomorphology, Latin America and the U.S.-Mexico border, geographic information systems, geographic education, biogeography, water resources research
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$101,359

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001, MSC MAP
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States

Dr. Christopher Brown

Head/Recruiting Contact

Phone: 575-646-3509
Fax: 575-646-7430
Email: brownchr@nmsu.edu

Dr. Daniel Dugas

Assistant Professor

Phone: 575-646-3509
Fax: 575-646-7430
Email: ddugas@nmsu.edu


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