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New Mexico State University

Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Weed Science

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Weed Science is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
44%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 41.18%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.88%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Entomology, nematology, plant pathology, weed science, plant genetics, environmental science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,514,897

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Gerald K. Sims
Department Head
Email: gksims@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3225
Fax: 575-646-8087