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New Mexico State University

Department of Economics, Applied Statistics and International Business

Las Cruces, NM

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New Mexico State University

Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Economics, Applied Statistics and International Business is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Economic Development (DED) Economic development
Master of Science (MS) Applied statistics
(Graduate Certificate) Public utility regulation and economics
Master of Arts (MA) Economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

84
Applied
61
Accepted
27
Enrolled
73%

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 March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Appropriate master's degree, minimum 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

79
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.32%
Black or African American 3.8%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.53%
Asian 1.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.53%
Unknown 1.27%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public utilities, environment, linear models, biological sampling, public policy, economic development, energy, regional economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3CQ
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Erickson
Interim Department Head
Email: chrerick@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-7211
Fax: 575-646-1915