Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
87%
13%
student ratio
38
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
91%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Family And Consumer Science Education Master of Science (MS)
    • Hotel, Restaurant, And Tourism Management Master of Science (MS)
    • Human Nutrition And Dietetic Sciences Master of Science (MS) [Travel and Tourism ]
    • Clothing, Textiles, And Merchandising Master of Science (MS) [Clothing and Textiles ]
    • Food Science And Technology Master of Science (MS) [Food Science and Technology ]
    • Family And Child Science Master of Science (MS)
    • Family And Consumer Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some, Thesis Required for some and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

91% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 23
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 91
    • Enrolled 15
  • 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 Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of reference from faculty members or employers, and resume, letter of interest
    • 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 availableResearch Assistantships, 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 Students38
    • Female Percentage87%
    • Male Percentage13%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Full-time Percentage84%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino37%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFood product analysis, childhood obesity, dietary decision-making, military families, equine assisted psychotherapy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$401,869

Location & Contact

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30003, MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States

Dr. Esther Devall

Department Head

Phone: 575-646-1161
Fax: 575-646-1889
Email: edevall@nmsu.edu

Dr. Kourtney Vaillancourt

Graduate Program Contact

Phone: 575-646-3383
Fax: 575-646-1889
Email: kvaillan@nmsu.edu

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