53
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

44
Applied
32
Accepted
21
Enrolled
73%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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

53
Total Graduate Students
81%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.55%
Black or African American 13.21%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 5.66%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental sociology, borderland issues, gender; race and ethnicity; inequality; and popular culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
426

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3WSP
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. David G. LoConto
Department Head
Email: dloconto@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3448
Fax: 575-646-7601