N
#3 Best Colleges in New Mexico

New Mexico State University Main Campus

Las Cruces, New Mexico

 0 Reviews

-advertisement-

Overview

Student Population
14,289
New Mexico State University Main Campus overview
Location Las Cruces, New Mexico
Online nmsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize Suburban
New Mexico State University Main Campus overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
Will you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at NMSU, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

Calculate My Chances

Sponsored by Cappex

Located in Las Cruces, New Mexico, New Mexico State University Main Campus is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,635 prospective students applied, and 6,326 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,264 enrolled in the school.  11,133 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,156 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,515 plus fees of $1,171. NMSU is ranked 700 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes

NMSU is rated within the lower 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
New Mexico State University Main Campus overview
SAT 940/1160
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.19
Applications Accepted
65.7% 
New Mexico State University Main Campus overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

Explore admissions requirements

-advertisement-

Annual Cost to Attend

New Mexico Resident Tuition
$5,515
In State Costs for New Mexico State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,171
Room and Board $9,252
Budget for Other Expenses$4,192
Total One Year Cost$21,380
Out of State Resident Tuition
$20,599
Out of State Costs for New Mexico State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,171
Room and Board $9,252
Budget for Other Expenses$4,192
Total One Year Cost$36,464

Tuition and financial aid details

-advertisement-

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
46% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by New Mexico State University Main Campus students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Education 10%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 7%
Engineering 7%
Social Sciences 6%

View All 76 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider
-advertisement-

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188030 IPEDS survey data for New Mexico State University Main Campus.