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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 service at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic-serving institution and is home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. We have been recognized as a top tier university on the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2016 National Universities rankings.


Degree Programs


Students seeking bachelor's and associates degrees can choose from a number of majors and pre-professional programs.

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Students seeking master’s and doctoral degrees can choose from many traditional or distance based programs.

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NMSU System

NMSU provides learning opportunities to a diverse population of students and community members at five campuses, a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, cooperative extension offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, 12 research and science centers and through distance education.

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Research & Development

Our core research strengths include areas in agricultural and life sciences, computer science and computer and electrical engineering, space science and aerospace, and sustainability—including energy, environment and water.

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Cooperative Extension

With educational and administrative locations in every county, we continue to provide the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

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Recent News

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Research Spotlight

NMSU statistics professor helps study amphibian populations at Yellowstone

Responsible management of wildlife habitats and resources starts with a good understanding of the dynamics of the ecological system over time: Are populations and breeding sites changing? And if so, what are the reasons for that change? A New Mexico State University researcher is working with the National Park Service to help provide answers to those questions and give wildlife managers a clearer picture of how climate and habitat features affect populations.

Members of NMSU’s rodeo team

Student Spotlight

NMSU’s rodeo team places at national finals

New Mexico State University’s rodeo team captured two third-place finishes at the College National Finals Rodeo June 12-18 in Casper, Wyoming. With nine student-athletes, six men, three women, led by Coach Logan Corbett, numerous student-athletes placed in the top 15, including: NaLynn Cline of Bernalillo in barrel racing at 15th, Wyatt Lindsay of Las Palomas in steer wrestling at third, and Lucas MacKenzie of Cave Creek, Arizona, in team roping at third. NMSU’s men’s team finished 10th in the nation.

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