School Overview

New Mexico State University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 years college located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. NMSU ranked 186th in National Universities and 4th in New Mexico Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 14,227 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. NMSU's acceptance rate is 57.00% last year (undergraduate school).
New Mexico State University-Main Campus is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
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

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 57.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.00%. The application fees are $20 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate57.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$20
Graduate Application Fees$40

Tuition & Fees

NMSU's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,301 for New Mexico residents and $23,767 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $5,926 for New Mexico residents and $18,275 for out-of-students.
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,301$23,767
Graduate Tuition & Fees$5,926$18,275
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 14,227 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,729 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NMSU has 11,575 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,652 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students14,227
Undergraduate Students11,575
Graduate Students2,652
Online Enrollment1,729

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs190 Programs
Number of online programs33 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsAssociate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification