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New Mexico State University

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Las Cruces, NM

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New Mexico State University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE Subject Test (preferred)
Thesis Optional
Final oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Final oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

50
Applied
31
Accepted
8
Enrolled
62%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE Subject Test (preferred)
Master's Degree Requirements 24 credits of upper-division math/statistics, including real analysis and modern algebra

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

35
Total Graduate Students
80%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Applied analysis, commutative algebra, logic and foundations, mathematical biology, mathematics education, partial differential equations, probability and statistics, topology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
239,424

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3MB
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph Lakey
Department Head
Email: jlakey@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3901
Fax: 575-646-1064

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