New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Location
Las Cruces, NM
Student Size
14,227
College Type
Public University|Community College|Research
Accceptance Rate
63%
Average Cost Per Year
$11,467
Student To Faculty Ratio
16:1

About Our College

It was founded in 1888 as the Las Cruces College, and the following year became New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts and designated as a Land Grant college. It received its present name in 1960. NMSU had 24,580 students enrolled as of Fall 2017 and had a faculty-to-student ratio of about 1 to 16. NMSU offers a wide range of programs and awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees through its main campus and four community colleges. NMSU offers 28 doctoral degree programs, 58 master's degree programs, and 96 baccalaureate majors.[10] It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".[11]

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