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.
FDallas Pompeo, a future New Mexico State University Aggie, was nominated by her colleagues at the Hidalgo County Cooperative Extension Service office, and is the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of President Barack Obama. She will receive the award in recognition of her volunteer service.
Despite the chilling winter endured throughout the eastern half of the U.S. this year, scientists at NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report that, globally, 2014 was the hottest year on record. Global temperatures are projected to continue getting hotter. Scientists throughout the world are investigating what the impacts of past and continued future climate change may be for various regions.