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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.

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Degree Programs

Undergraduate

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

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Graduate

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

Emily Nachison’s “Metonic Transfiguration

Research Spotlight

NMSU University Art Gallery receives NEA award for contemporary art, science exhibit

The University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University will receive a $15,000 Art Works award from The National Endowment for the Arts for their interdisciplinary exhibition, “GEOMAGIC: Art, Science and the Zuhl Collection.” The gallery was selected from more than 1,700 applicants to receive funding as part of an $82 million grant from the NEA to fund local arts projects and partnerships nationwide.

NMSU alumna Kathryn Sanchez

Student Spotlight

NMSU alumna receives prestigious 2016 NSF award

As a teenager growing up in Grants, New Mexico, Kathryn Sanchez never thought she was good at STEM subjects. However, her father’s diagnosis with multiple sclerosis and a local science fair competition that led to an international fair changed her mind. Now the New Mexico State University graduate is pursuing her Ph.D. at Georgetown University as a 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. The NSF Graduate Research Fellow Program (GRFP) provides three years of financial support within a five-year fellowship period.

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