772
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

New Mexico State University / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
(Graduate Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ)
Master of Applied Geography (MAG)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 162
Doctoral Degrees 26
Other Advanced Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

710
Applied
371
Accepted
175
Enrolled
52%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

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

772
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.74%
Black or African American 2.46%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.91%
Asian 1.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.72%
Unknown 2.72%

Gender

Male (49%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

234
Total faculty
Full-time (219)
Part-time (15)
Male (146)
Female (88)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Art history, art conservation, metals and sculpture, photography, 2d and 3d animations, game design, digital film making, rhetoric and professional communication, creative writing and poetry, public history, border history, east Asia history, planetary astronomy, solar and exoplanetary astronomy, ecology, molecular biology, evolutionary biology, immunology, vector biology, microbiology, neuroscience, cell and development biology, medicinal and biological chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
20,061,899

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Enrico Pontelli
Dean
Email: epontell@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3500
Fax: 575-646-6096