Here, students find out 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 by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Top Colleges for 2014.
Students seeking bachelor's and associates degrees can choose from a number of majors and pre-professional programs.
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.
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.
With the ceremonial cutting of a ribbon, New Mexico State University officially opened its new Spiritual Center. Following months of construction, the facility is now available for weddings, memorial services and as a location for peaceful meditation, regardless of faith.
Researchers at New Mexico State University confirm different populations of salt cedar beetles, coming from Texas, Colorado and Arizona are converging in New Mexico. Over the last six years, four species of salt cedar beetles in the U.S. have entered New Mexico, the first state in the nation to make that claim.