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New Mexico State University

Department of Anthropology

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Museum studies
(Graduate Certificate) Cultural resource management
Master of Arts (MA) Anthropology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Other Advanced Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis, internship, or special research project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
18
Accepted
11
Enrolled
64%

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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate 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

50
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 1
Male (5)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3BV
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Rani Alexander
Department Head
Email: raalexan@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-5809