New Mexico State University

country rank  159
world rank  413

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University Overview

Founded in 1888, New Mexico State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Las Cruces (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Mexico. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, New Mexico State University (NMSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. New Mexico State University (NMSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 130 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NMSU
Founded 1888
Colours Crimson and white

University Location

Address 2850 Weddell Street
Las Cruces (population range: 50,000-249,999)
88003-8001 New Mexico
United States
T +1 (575) 646 0111
F +1 (575) 646 6330

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Box 30001, MSC 3A
Las Cruces 88003-8001
+1 (505) 646 3121
800 662 6678

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Affiliations

  • New Mexico State University System (NMSU System)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018