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New Mexico State University

Department of Civil and Geological Engineering

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / Department of Civil and Geological Engineering is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil and geological engineering
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MS Env E) Environmental engineering
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE) Civil and geological engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 5

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 Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
29
Accepted
15
Enrolled
48%

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 April 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BS in engineering, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements BS in engineering, 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

72
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.22%
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.78%
Asian 2.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.39%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structural engineering, water resources engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,419,795

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3CE
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. David Jauregui
Department Head
Email: jauregui@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3801
Fax: 575-646-6049