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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

Bull Eating

Research Spotlight

NMSU Tucumcari Bull Performance Test enhances study with new feeder technology

Efficient use of resources is the key to a successful business. The same is true in agriculture, especially in raising livestock. The value of cattle and calves in New Mexico amounted to $1.09 billion in 2014, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With the impact of drought on the semi-arid rangeland, New Mexico cattle breeders realize the importance of improving their herd’s genetic trait of efficient conversion of forage and feed nutrients.

NMSU ROTC cadet salutes during the annual Pass-in-Review ceremony in 2015

Student Spotlight

NMSU Pass-in-Review to feature flyovers, helicopter display

New Mexico State University Air Force and Army ROTC will hold the 114th annual Pass-in-Review ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Pride Field on the NMSU Horseshoe. Two flyovers of vintage World War II aircraft will take place at 4:10 p.m. by War Eagles Air Museum pilots Floyd Draper and Dan Taylor. The event will also feature a static display of an HH-60 Pave Hawk special operations helicopter from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in front of Hadley Hall. The original purpose of Pass-in-Review was to parade the forces before the commanding general to indicate a troop’s readiness to go into battle.

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