Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
34
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
16%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Engineering Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and work-related experience (teaching or internship)
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 4
  • 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 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, letters of recommendation, and curriculum vitae, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, letters of recommendation, master's thesis, and curriculum vitae, personal statement
    • 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, Research Assistantships, 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 Students34
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students34
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEngineering, cognitive, and social psychology; human/computer interaction; cognitive science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$137,762

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001, MSC 3452
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States

Dr. Dominic Simon

Department Head

Phone: 575-646-2502
Fax: 575-646-6212
Email: domsimon@nmsu.edu

Dr. Laura Madson

Chair of Graduate Committee

Phone: 575-646-6207
Fax: 575-646-6212
Email: lmadson@nmsu.edu

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