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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

Melanie Dunne and Jonah Dunne, wife and brother of U.S. Marine Corps veteran Josh Dunne

Student Spotlight

Marine veteran known for generosity, advocacy remembered with NMSU endowed scholarship

About a month before he died, Josh Dunne, his father and brothers-in-law went on a hunting trip. Before returning to Las Cruces, they stopped at a Silver City restaurant run by a relative. There, Dunne met a fellow veteran and made friendly conversation with him.

Ignite Aggie Discovery

Campus Highlight

NMSU system launches its most ambitious campaign ever, aiming to raise $125 million

The New Mexico State University system has embarked on a $125 million comprehensive campaign, and will kick off the public phase of its largest-ever fundraising effort with an energized event Friday, April 28, at the Center for the Arts. The program begins at 4 p.m. in the Mark and Stephanie Medoff Theatre in the Associated Students of NMSU Center for the Arts.

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