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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

Jacob Hammond

Research Spotlight

Local high-school student gets firsthand engineering experience at NMSU

A Mayfield High School student gained research experience this past summer by working with graduate students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University. Jacob Hammond, a senior this year at Mayfield, and he said he already knows he wants to major in electrical engineering at NMSU. He first got involved with NMSU after Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Head Satishkumar Ranade gave a presentation at Mayfield.

NMSU School of Social Work students and faculty Phillis Newton

Student Spotlight

NMSU School of Social Work partners with La Clinica de Familia to help community

A lack of mental health providers in the community has allowed for the creation of a new partnership. The New Mexico State University School of Social Work and La Clinica de Familia are now working together to fill the gaps in local mental health services. The partnership, which started this fall, consists of 30 social work students – 21 master’s and 9 bachelor’s level starting in the spring – working as interns at La Clinica.

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