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

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

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
71%
29%
student ratio
78
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
63%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Museum Studies Graduate Certificate
    • Cultural Resource Management Graduate Certificate
    • Anthropology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 6
    • * 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

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 44
    • Accepted 28
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 16
  • 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 *
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching 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 Students78
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino17%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

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$63,773

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. Rani Alexander

Head

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

Dr. Lois Stanford

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 575-646-6092
Email: lstanfor@nmsu.edu


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