School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of New Mexico State University-Main Campus and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 57.26% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.05%. The application fees are $25 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate57.26 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.05 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

NMSU's 2023 tuition & fees is $7,627 for New Mexico residents and $24,751 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.14% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($23,767).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $6,192 for New Mexico residents and $19,031 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 4.14% compared to the last year's rate.
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,627$24,751
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,192$19,031
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 13,904 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 2,762 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NMSU has 11,231 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,673 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students13,904
Undergraduate Students11,231
Graduate Students2,673
Online Enrollment2,762

Degree Information and Campus Life

NMSU offers 208 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 42 out of the 208 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by NMSU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs208 Programs
Number of online programs42 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification