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

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 25%75%
    student ratio
  • 12
    total students
  • $5,398 | $18,821
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 31%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 16
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • 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 February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 31st October 31st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, BS in geology or the equivalent
    • 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 *$5,398
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,821
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty5
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeochemistry, tectonics, sedimentology, stratigraphy, igneous petrology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$90,358

Location & Contact

Department of Geological Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

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

Dr. Nancy McMillan

Head/Recruiting Contact

Phone: 575-646-5000
Fax: 575-646-1056
Email: nmcmilla@nmsu.edu

Dr. Jeff Amato

Coordinator

Phone: 575-646-2017
Fax: 575-646-1056
Email: amato@nmsu.edu



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