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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.

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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

Kristin Prinn

Alumni Highlight

NMSU alumnae make a difference in the lives of youth

Holly Raines-Baxter and Kristin Prinn graduated with their master’s degrees in social work from New Mexico State University at separate times; the two women have never met. Both are making a positive impact on the lives of children, teens and families in Las Cruces and Camden, New Jersey.

Excavation work at Cottonwood Spring Pueblo.

Research Highlight

Anthropology students continue excavation of Cottonwood Spring Pueblo

Students in New Mexico State University’s Department of Anthropology recently participated in a field school excavating Cottonwood Spring Pueblo north of Las Cruces. The field school ran May 25 – June 29.

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