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Here, students discover 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 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.

Research Strengths ▸

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

Danielle Bustos

Student Spotlight

Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarships help non-traditional NMSU students

After spending eight years in the U.S. Army, Danielle Bustos wasn’t sure what the next step in her life would be. With a little help from a local survey engineer in her hometown, the 29-year-old discovered a profession.

Maj. George W. Childs, Senior Airman Alan Crossley, Captain Michael Vetri, and Lt. Col. Jeremiah Klomp pose near the canon in front of Young Hall at NMSU

Faculty Spotlight

NMSU ROTC faculty and staff to receive tuition benefit

For the first time, New Mexico State University’s Army and Air Force ROTC faculty and staff will be eligible for the university’s tuition remission program, allowing them to take classes at NMSU as part of their compensation package.

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Explore the many exciting opportunities to shape your future at New Mexico State University.