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

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

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
71%
29%
student ratio
52
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
63%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • 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? Not reported
    • 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 41
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

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, 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 Students52
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students52
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Full-time Percentage35%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino19%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnvironmental sociology, borderland issues, sexualities, race and ethnicity, inequality
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,928

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

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

Dr. David LoConto

Academic Department Head

Phone: 575-646-3448
Fax: 575-646-7601
Email: dloconto@nmsu.edu

Dr. Sandra Way

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 575-646-3448
Fax: 575-646-7601
Email: sway@nmsu.edu


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