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New Mexico State University

Department of Music

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Music education
Master of Music (MM) Conducting
Master of Music (MM) Performance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Recital

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
7
Accepted
5
Enrolled
58%

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 initial review courses, audition, bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution

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
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 59.09%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 3
Male (13)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music education, contemporary wind band literature, performance, music history, composition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,284

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3F
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Lon W. Chaffin
Department Head
Email: lchaffin@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-2421
Fax: 575-646-8199

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