272
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

New Mexico State University / College of Health and Social Services is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 90
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

175
Applied
121
Accepted
64
Enrolled
69%

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
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

272
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 44.49%
Black or African American 5.51%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.47%
Asian 3.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.84%
Unknown 1.47%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (12)
Male (11)
Female (32)

Research

Focus of faculty research: U.S.-Mexico border health issues, women's and multicultural health issues, hospice care, advanced practice nursing roles, evidence-based practice, outreach and clinical judgment, family preservation, women's issues, multicultural issues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
395,146

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM  88003-8001
United States
Contact Dr. Donna Wagner
Dean
Email: dlwagner@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-3526
Fax: 575-646-6166