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New Mexico State University

College of Engineering

Las Cruces, NM

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New Mexico State University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MS Ch E)
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MS Env E)
Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering (MSAE)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 111
Doctoral Degrees 27
Other Advanced Degrees 8

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for some engineering programs)
Final examination
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for some engineering programs)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

311
Applied
185
Accepted
91
Enrolled
59%

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 July 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for some engineering programs)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for some engineering programs)

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

401
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.19%
Black or African American 3.49%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Asian 2.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.75%
Unknown 2.49%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

67
Total faculty
Full-time - 64
Part-time - 3
Male (55)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Energy, environment, and water research; data and information science including communications and signal processing, machine learning, and sensors and sensing applications; infrastructure and structures including construction materials, nondestructive testing, and structural monitoring
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,894,752

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Lakshmi Reddi
Dean
Email: engrdean@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-7234
Fax: 575-646-3549