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New Mexico State University

Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology

Las Cruces, NM

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New Mexico State University

Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology 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 6

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
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
20%

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 April 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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

24
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.17%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.17%
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecosystems analyses; aquatic, landscape and wildlife ecology; wildlife and fish population dynamics; avian ecology and conservation; wildlife and fish habitat relationships
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,544,935

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30003
MSC 4901
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Kathryn E. Stoner
Department Head
Email: kstoner@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-1544
Fax: 575-646-1281

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