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Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders College of Education New Mexico State University

  • Las Cruces, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 86%14%
    student ratio
  • 140
    total students
  • $5,398 | $18,821
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 26%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Bilingual/Multicultural Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Communication Disorders Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 157
    • Accepted 42
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 35
  • 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 Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching 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 Students140
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students140
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino51%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian34%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMulticultural special education, multicultural communication disorders, mild disability, multicultural assessment, deaf education, early childhood, bilingual special education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$289,421

Location & Contact

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders

College of Education
New Mexico State University

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

Dr. Eric Lopez

Interim Department Head

Phone: 575-646-2402
Fax: 575-646-7712
Email: leric@nmsu.edu

Coordinator

Phone: 575-646-2736
Fax: 575-646-7721
Email: gradinfo@nmsu.edu



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