30
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Engineering psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Work-related experience (teaching or internship)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
38%

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 January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, personal statement, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, master's thesis, curriculum vitae, personal statement, writing sample
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

30
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.67%
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (0)
Male (8)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Engineering, cognitive, and social psychology; applied cognitive science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
204,371

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3452
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Dominic A. Simon
Department Head
Email: domsimon@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-2502
Fax: 575-646-6212