NMSU is a land-grant institution that excels in teaching, research and public service. Our students, faculty and staff shape the future in our classrooms, laboratories and throughout the communities we serve.
U.S. News & World Report
New Mexico State University has been recognized as a top tier university for the sixth time in the last seven years according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2019 National Universities rankings.
Center for World University Rankings
According to the 2018/19 Center for World University Rankings, New Mexico State University has been ranked in the top 4.3 percent of institutions of higher education worldwide.
National Science Foundation
NMSU leads all of America’s minority-serving institutions in federal obligations for science and engineering activities, according to a report from the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.
NMSU has been listed as a leader in equal access to higher education, according to a report that gave NMSU the second-highest score in the nation as a public university that provides opportunities for social mobility to students and produces valuable research.
In recognition of its institutional commitment to serving communities across the state, NMSU received a 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
The NMSU master’s program in Education Administration has been named one of the top online master’s programs by OnlineMasters.com, an online rankings website that researches graduate programs in the U.S.
The online early childhood education master’s program at New Mexico State University has been named among the top 20 such programs in the country, according to an online ranking site that researches graduate programs in the U.S.
NMSU’s business administration program has been ranked as one of the best programs in the state and nation for veterans, according to new rankings released by College Factual, a New York-based firm that tracks data analytics and insights on college outcomes.
New Mexico State University has been ranked in the top 20 as one of the most affordable online universities according to College Choice.
Top Masters in Public Health Degrees
New Mexico State University has been named as having one of the best online Masters of Public Health degree program in the nation by Top Masters in Public Health Degrees, a national rankings website.
For the first time, New Mexico State University has been ranked on the Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 list. Additionally, NMSU was recognized as a Military Advanced Education & Transition 2017 Top School.