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New Mexico State University Main Campus

Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Overview

Student Population
14,227
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

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 13,715 prospective students applied, and 8,595 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,169 enrolled in the school.  10,861 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,366 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $6,041 plus fees of $1,260. NMSU is ranked 601 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

NMSU is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for New Mexico State University Main Campus within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
New Mexico State University Main Campus overview
SAT 950/1150
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.54
Applications Accepted
62.7% 
New Mexico State University Main Campus overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Mexico Resident Tuition
$6,041
In State Costs for New Mexico State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,260
Room and Board $10,228
Budget for Other Expenses$4,271
Total One Year Cost$23,040
Out of State Resident Tuition
$22,507
Out of State Costs for New Mexico State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,260
Room and Board $10,228
Budget for Other Expenses$4,271
Total One Year Cost$39,506

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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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.

Current students may use the New Mexico State University Main Campus GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.