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New Mexico State University

Department of Kinesiology and Dance

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Kinesiology

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
80%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's and master's degrees in related field; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation; curriculum vitae or resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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

11
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9.09%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomechanics of muscle injury; fighting youth inactivity and obesity; aging and falls prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
32,526

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3M
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Phillip Post
Department Head
Email: ppost@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-4067
Fax: 575-646-4065

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