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.
New Mexico State University has been recognized as one of the best institutions for Hispanics in the United States, according to the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics as featured in the May edition of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. Using data from the Department of Education, NMSU ranked in the top 25 in both total bachelor’s degrees granted (24th) and graduate student enrollment (22nd).
A program offered through Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University has helped an artist turn an antique, soon-to-be scrapped piece of animation equipment into an upgraded tool that’s driving the growth of her studio, Fundamentalist Flowerchild Productions – which was selected as a 2014 New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program Success Story.