Here, students find out 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 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 by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Top Colleges for 2014.
Students seeking bachelor's and associates degrees can choose from a number of majors and pre-professional programs.
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.
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.
The largest electricity and water reduction competition plants itself on the New Mexico State University campus for a three-week stay, in an effort to arm students with tools to reduce consumption and the effects of climate change. More than 175 colleges and universities participate in the challenge to mitigate the lasting impacts of carbon emissions and embrace a sustainable, more forward-thinking campus culture.
Associate Professor Shelley Lusetti has led the efforts toward acquiring powerful instrumentation that will support the research of faculty across colleges at New Mexico State University. Lusetti and her fellow investigators have received a Major Research Instrumentation grant from the National Science Foundation to acquire an x-ray irradiator and dosimetry system.