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New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University is a University institution located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 30001, MSC 3A
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Seth Minor
Director of Admissions
Email: admssions@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3121
Fax: 575-646-6330

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Agricultural And Extension Education Services Checkmark
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Food Technology And Processing Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Range Science And Management Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy, General Checkmark
Turf And Turfgrass Management Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Genetics, General Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Plant Pathology/phytopathology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Higher Education/higher Education Administration Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark Checkmark
Surveying Technology/surveying Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family Resource Management Studies, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resource Economics Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Applied And Professional Ethics Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12,535
Applied
7,177
Accepted
11,231
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

7,778
Females Applied
4,488
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,757
Males Applied
2,689
Males Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.55
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs 3 recommendations
Other requirements: High school course requirements: 4 units of English, 4 of math, 2 of science beyond general science, and 1 foreign language/fine art; must have 2.75 HS GPA, rank in the top 20% of graduating class, or ACT composite score of 21 (SAT of 1060 new format)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 526 470 580
SAT Math 509 450 560
ACT Composite 21 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,044
In-state
25,666
Out-of-state
8,044
In-district
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Fees

1,260
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

17,701
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,834
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,491
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,010
Avg. Loan Aid
7,955
Avg. Grant Aid
15,351
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,231
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 63.63%
Black or African American 2.79%
White or Caucasian 24.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.58%
Asian 0.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.35%
Other 0.96%

Gender

Male (41.85%)
Female (58.15%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Keep State Great, The Big Event and Latino Week

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

972
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 607
Part-time - 365
Male - 460
Female - 512
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