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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 as a top tier university on the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2016 National Universities rankings.

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Students seeking bachelor's and associates degrees can choose from a number of majors and pre-professional programs.

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Students seeking master’s and doctoral degrees can choose from many traditional or distance based programs.

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NMSU System

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.

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Research & Development

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.

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Cooperative Extension

With educational and administrative locations in every county, we continue to provide the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

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Recent News

Carlos Tejeda

Research Spotlight

NMSU student creates 3-D animation of 150 years of Jornada Basin landscape changes

If you see photos of the Jornada Basin from the early 1900s, the vegetation is quite different than it is now. But explaining the story of how and why the vegetation changed on the land northeast of Las Cruces is difficult with just words and pictures. Debra Peters, Jornada Basin Long Term Ecological Research Principal Investigator and a research scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, reached out to the New Mexico State University Creative Media Institute to help bring the landscape history to life.

Peter Kopp

Faculty Spotlight

Assistant professor explores the history of hops and beer

From the first beer brewers in Mesopotamia to the craft beer revolution, a New Mexico State University history professor’s new book pulls together the science and history of beer’s most celebrated ingredient – hops. “The contents of your pint glass have a much richer history than might be imagined,” says Peter Kopp, assistant professor of history in NMSU’s College of Arts and Sciences. After nine years of research, Kopp recently published his book “Hoptopia: A world of agriculture and beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.”

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