23
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History
Master of Arts (MA) Public history

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
10
Accepted
5
Enrolled
77%

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 July 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum of 12 upper-division history credits, writing sample, 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

23
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 34.78%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.35%
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (0)
Male (7)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: European history, U.S. history (early and recent), history of science, public history, east Asian history, U.S. Southwestern and border history, new Mexico history, Latin American history, environmental history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
48,853

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3H
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Cioc-Ortega
Department Head
Email: mcioc@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-4601
Fax: 575-646-6096