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


Degree Programs


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.

Graduate Programs ▸

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.

Campuses ▸

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.

Research Strengths ▸

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

Associate Professor Pei Xu works with students in her laboratory.

Research Highlight

NMSU civil engineer wins national leadership fellowship for water research

Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Pei Xu has been at New Mexico State University for just five years, but she is already earning accolades in the national arena for her research on the development of alternative water supplies.

Trevor Scott ropes the hind leg of his steer in the team roping event during the Fort Huachuca, Arizona college rodeo.

Student Highlight

Four ride their way to the top at first college rodeo

Through cold nights, dusty winds and dirty faces, the New Mexico State University rodeo team competed aggressively at the first college rodeo of the spring 2018 season in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, March 3-4.

Begin Your Future. Be An Aggie.

Explore the many exciting opportunities to shape your future at New Mexico State University.