New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM

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A public university founded in 1888 and located in Las Cruces, N.M., New Mexico State has a campus of about 15,000 undergraduate students. Degrees are offered through a variety of colleges, including agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences. In addition to numerous student clubs and organizations, New Mexico State is a member of the NCAA Division I-A Western Athletic Conference.

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Quick Facts


Box 30001, MSC 3004
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1888

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
69.6% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

March 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$21,234 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

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Business
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Engineering

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Agriculture, general, Agribusiness/agricultural business operations, Turf and turfgrass management, Agricultural and extension education services, Animal sciences, general, Food technology and processing, Agronomy and crop science, Horticultural science, Range science and management, Soil science and agronomy, general, Animation, interactive technology, video graphics and special effects, Computer and information sciences, general, Information technology, Special education and teaching, general, Education/teaching of individuals with speech or language impairments, Elementary education and teaching, Secondary education and teaching, Early childhood education and teaching, Agricultural teacher education, Family and consumer sciences/home economics teacher education, Music teacher education, Aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical/space engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, general, Electrical and electronics engineering, Engineering physics/applied physics, Mechanical engineering, Industrial engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Surveying technology/surveying, Foreign languages and literatures, general, Family resource management studies, general, Human development and family studies, general, Apparel and textiles, general, English language and literature, general, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, General studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Plant pathology/phytopathology, Medical microbiology and bacteriology, Genetics, general, Ecology, Mathematics, general, Environmental studies, Natural resource economics, Wildlife, fish and wildlands science and management, Kinesiology and exercise science, Philosophy, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Criminal justice/safety studies, Social work, Anthropology, Economics, general, Geography, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Women's studies, Visual and performing arts, general, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Cinematography and film/video production, Music performance, general, Athletic training/trainer, Community health services/liaison/counseling, Public health education and promotion, Dietetics/dietitian, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business/commerce, general, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Finance, general, Hospitality administration/management, general, International business/trade/commerce, Marketing/marketing management, general, History, general, Journalism

Minors Offered

Electrical, electronic and communications engineering technology/technician, Energy management and systems technology/technician, Manufacturing engineering technology/technician, Surveying technology/surveying, Foreign languages and literatures, general, Linguistics, Spanish language and literature, Human development and family studies, general, Apparel and textiles, general, English language and literature, general, Creative writing, Rhetoric and composition, General literature, English language and literature/letters, other, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Medical microbiology and bacteriology, Entomology, Bioinformatics, Ecology, Mathematics, general, Mathematics, other, Army jrotc/rotc, Intelligence, general, Environmental studies, Natural resources management and policy, Natural resource economics, Gerontology, Medieval and renaissance studies, Museology/museum studies, Nutrition sciences, International/global studies, Human biology, Sport and fitness administration/management, Kinesiology and exercise science, Philosophy, Applied and professional ethics, Religion/religious studies, City/urban, community and regional planning, Astronomy, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Geophysics and seismology, Physics, general, Physics, other, Psychology, general, Forensic science and technology, Homeland security, Public administration, Social sciences, general, Anthropology, Economics, general, Geography, Geography, other, International relations and affairs, National security policy studies, Political science and government, general, American government and politics (united states), Political economy, Sociology, American indian/native american studies, Women's studies, Visual and performing arts, general, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Cinematography and film/video production, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music performance, general, Public health education and promotion, Business administration and management, general, Project management, Accounting, Finance, general, Banking and financial support services, Hospitality administration/management, general, International business/trade/commerce, Marketing/marketing management, general, Insurance, History, general, Journalism, Advertising, Agricultural business and management, general, Horse husbandry/equine science and management, Turf and turfgrass management, Livestock management, Food science, Agronomy and crop science, Horticultural science, Agricultural and horticultural plant breeding, Plant protection and integrated pest management, Range science and management, Soil science and agronomy, general, Animation, interactive technology, video graphics and special effects, Information technology, Computer systems networking and telecommunications, Culinary science/culinology, Counselor education/school counseling and guidance services, Early childhood education and teaching, Agricultural teacher education, Family and consumer sciences/home economics teacher education, Aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical/space engineering, Agricultural engineering, Computer engineering, general, Computer software engineering, Electrical and electronics engineering, Environmental/environmental health engineering, Mechanical engineering, Nuclear engineering

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 12,784
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 10,570
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,598

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, equestrian, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 2 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 1 2
Robbery 1 1 0
Aggravated assault 11 4 4
Burglary 76 50 63
Motor vehicle theft 9 3 14
Arson 1 7 2
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 2 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 2
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 7 2 1
Burglary 27 26 17
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 1 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 0 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 1 2 3
Drug law violations 54 86 103
Liquor law violations 126 120 101
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 1
Drug law violations 22 48 55
Liquor law violations 85 54 80
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.