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New Mexico State University Main Campus

Las Cruces, New Mexico

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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
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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 11,903 prospective students applied, and 6,497 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,178 enrolled in the school.  11,133 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,156 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,875 plus fees of $1,212. NMSU is ranked 674 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
9/10
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 2021 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 18/23
GPA 3.19
Applications Accepted
54.6% 
New Mexico State University Main Campus overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $20

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Mexico Resident Tuition
$5,875
In State Costs for New Mexico State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,212
Room and Board $9,538
Budget for Other Expenses$4,416
Total One Year Cost$22,281
Out of State Resident Tuition
$21,864
Out of State Costs for New Mexico State University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,212
Room and Board $9,538
Budget for Other Expenses$4,416
Total One Year Cost$38,270

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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.