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

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 71%29%
    student ratio
  • 59
    total students
  • $5,398 | $18,821
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 34%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Cultural Resource Management Graduate Certificate
    • Museum Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Anthropology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 21
    • 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

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 26
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 8
  • 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 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum undergraduate 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 *$5,398
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Full-time Percentage46%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNative American culture and society, Latin America and border studies, prehistoric and historic archaeology, medical anthropology, applied anthropology, museum studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$15,755

Location & Contact

Department of Anthropology

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

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

Dr. Miriam Chaiken

Head

Phone: 575-646-2826
Email: mchaiken@nmsu.edu

Coordinator



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