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Our research programs range from fundamental scientific discoveries in such fields as genomics and nanoscience to applications that have significant implications for changing the lives of New Mexicans as well as citizens of the world.

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Leadership in Research

New Mexico State University’s research and service activities strive to serve all citizens of our state, region and beyond by addressing critical needs to improve lives. Ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a R2: Doctoral Universities – Higher. NMSU's research expenditures amounted to $110,118,461 in fiscal year 2016. In addition, according to the most recently available statistics from the National Science Foundation, NMSU ranks eighth in research expenditures among high Hispanic Enrollment Institutions.

Events, News, and Publications

You can view the online edition of Research + Resources magazine, an annual publication that highlights research that benefit New Mexico and beyond.

Research publications