Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
21
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
66%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 18
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.25
    • 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 availableFellowships, 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 Students21
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino29%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian24%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student38%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty7
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInterpersonal, organizational, intercultural, political, and health communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$14,152

Location & Contact

Department of Communication Studies

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001, 3W
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States

Dr. Kenneth Hacker

Department Head

Phone: 575-646-2801
Fax: 575-646-4642
Email: khacker@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-2801
Fax: 575-646-4642
Email: comstudy@nmsu.edu


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