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New Mexico State University

Department of Geography

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Geography is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Applied Geography (MAG) Applied geography

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Thesis or residency paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
90%

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
Spring deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in geography or related field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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

22
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 45.45%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Landscape ecology, land use, geomorphology, Latin America and the U.S.-Mexico border, geographic information systems, geographic education, biogeography, water resources research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
32,649

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC MAP
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Carol Campbell
Department Head
Email: geobird@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3509
Fax: 575-646-7430

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