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New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
NMSU transforms lives through discovery. Here, students find themselves, who they are and what they want to be. We are New Mexico's land-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution of higher education dedicated to teaching, research and public service and outreach.

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (10)
Humanities (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Journalism & Media (2)


A Hispanic-serving institution, NMSU serves a multi-cultural population of students and community members across the state at five campuses, a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, cooperative extension offices located in each of New Mexico's 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. Plus, distance education programs give students maximum flexibility.\

Our Honors College, the very first one established in New Mexico, offers qualified undergraduates the opportunity to further enrich a challenging academic program via rigorous classes taught by master teachers. NMSU is truly a reflection of the region's vibrant communities - an exciting place to tackle challenges, find answers to important issues and prepare for the future. For generations, our researchers have made important discoveries in agriculture, engineering, science and many other fields. Our Cooperative Extension Service discovers ways to help the state's residents meet the everyday challenges facing them. Whether it is in the classroom, a laboratory or out in the community performing public service, we take pride in the accomplishments of NMSU's students, faculty and staff.

Excellence in Teaching

Our dedicated professors provide the resources our students need to achieve their best and meet their academic and personal goals. Inside and outside of the classroom, NMSU's professors actively engage with undergraduate and graduate students, offering individual attention in a learning-centered environment. The Teaching Academy is just one of the many resources that keep our professors at the top of their game. Take a look at professors talking about their passion for teaching, research and service.

NMSU has a long-standing commitment to meeting contemporary needs of our students. Among institutions of higher education in New Mexico, we alone offer:

  • aerospace, industrial and surveying engineering
  • engineering physics
  • engineering technology
  • information and communication technology
  • professional golf management

In response to industry demand, the College of Engineering developed a bachelor's degree in Information Engineering Technology, preparing graduates for careers in information security, eCommerce, data mining and networking.

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University Ranking

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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

It wasnt what I expected. There are lots of teachers who give several courses, so sometimes it bothers to have the same teacher. There arent any specialized people.

Studied in Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
Miranda Rae rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying in Las Cruces was a good experience for me. I come from a small town and so studying in this city was good, as it was not too much culture shock. Gen ed classes were large, but tapered down to 15-20~ people per class once you advanced. I studied Social Work at the bachelor's level. I was happy with my program, except for the fact that that shortened the time of my...

Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States

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