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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

Manal Hamzeh

Research Spotlight

NMSU professor’s animated film explains meanings behind the hijab

A New Mexico State University professor aims to change the conversation surrounding the experiences of Arab Muslim women living in America with an animated film titled “The Four Hijabs.” Manal Hamzeh, associate professor of interdisciplinary studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, co-wrote the script for the film with Jamil Khoury of Silk Road Rising, a Chicago-based theater and film company that focuses on storytelling through an Asian-American and Middle Eastern-American lens.

Professor Loretta Salas and student Ana Lopez

Faculty Spotlight

Doctoral student, professor to present at instructional leadership conference

Ana Lopez, a doctoral student in the Special Education and Communication Disorders department in New Mexico State University’s College of Education, will attend a prestigious leadership conference Oct. 27-28 in San Antonio alongside her mentor, SPED/CD professor Loretta Salas. The Collaborative Educational Programs for the Americas Consortium is hosting the annual leadership conference with the theme, “Leadership: Growing the next generation of global partners.”

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