New Mexico State University-Main Campus Graduate Schools

New Mexico State University-Main Campus (referred to as NMSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Cruces, NM. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at New Mexico State University-Main Campus is $5,753 for New Mexico residents and $17,743 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,602 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,289 including undergraduate students.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus Graduate School Overview

New Mexico State University-Main Campus (referred to as NMSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Las Cruces, NM. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
New Mexico State University-Main Campus is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1941 - Current[Estimated Date]).
New Mexico State University-Main CampusDirectory Information
School NameNew Mexico State University-Main Campus (referred to as NMSU)
Address2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Phone575-646-0111
Webhttps://www.nmsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=nmsu-u
Financial Infohttps://fa.nmsu.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at New Mexico State University-Main Campus is $5,753 for New Mexico residents and $17,743 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,602 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,289 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 100 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 24 programs are available online classes.
NMSU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,743
$5,753 for New Mexico Residents
Student Population2,602
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs100 graduate programs
(24 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at New Mexico State University-Main Campus is $5,753 for New Mexico residents and $17,743 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $269 for New Mexico residents and $935 for out-of-state students. New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers the alternative tuition plans.
NMSU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
New Mexico Residents$5,753
Out-of-State$17,743
Tuition per Credit Hour
New Mexico Residents$269
Out-of-State$935
New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On New Mexico State University-Main Campus campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at NMSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)24 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

New Mexico State University-Main Campus 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of New Mexico State University-Main Campus is $5,753 for New Mexico residents and $17,743 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 6.00% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$4,088$853$14,254$853
2016-2017$4,088$853$14,254$853
2017-2018$4,390$853$15,309$853
2018-2019$4,549$878$15,860$878
2019-2020$4,844$909$16,834$909
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $13,954 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at New Mexico State University-Main Campus. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.79% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,278. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -0.54% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,064$3,780$8,631$3,780
2016-2017$7,988$3,764$8,944$3,764
2017-2018$8,686$3,762$9,052$3,762
2018-2019$9,252$4,192$9,158$4,192
2019-2020$9,538$4,416$8,862$4,416
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $269 for New Mexico residents and $935 for other students at New Mexico State University-Main Campus. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 6.13% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour New Mexico State University-Main Campus
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$227$792
2016-2017$227$792
2017-2018$244$851
2018-2019$253$881
2019-2020$269$935

Graduate Programs at NMSU

New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers 101 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 890 students have completed their study at New Mexico State University-Main Campus.
Offered Degrees at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree6016699
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship243126
Doctor's degree - other1112
Post Bachelor's Degree10645
Post Master's Degree628
Total10128890

New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers 101 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 890 students have completed their studies.
  • 699 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 12 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 45 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 19 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agricultural Economics1-
Animal Sciences6-
Agronomy and Crop Science6-
Horticultural Science3-
Range Science and Management3-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 6 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Studies0-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management6-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences17-
Education [+] (8 completers) 155 completers-
Education75-
Curriculum and Instruction0$38,300
Educational Leadership and Administration32$46,200
Special Education and Teaching18$49,200
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments15-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Agricultural Teacher Education13-
Engineering [+] (6 completers) 114 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering26-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Industrial Engineering47$75,600
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] (2 completers) 33 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature33-
Work and Family Studies [+] 17 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family Resource Management Studies17-
English Language And Literature [+] 19 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Creative Writing8-
Rhetoric and Composition6-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
General Studies0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Molecular Biology0-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology10-
Bioinformatics2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics8-
Statistics5-
Physical Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy3-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science5-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Psychology1-
Psychopharmacology5-
School Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 12 completers$38,300
0$38,300
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies12-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 57 completers-
0-
Public Administration7-
Social Work50$40,700
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 40 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology9-
Economics7-
Geography6-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology14-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts1-
Fine/Studio Arts7-
Music Performance6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 42 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor14-
Public Health Education and Promotion25-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3-
Business [+] (2 completers) 80 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management54$49,000
Accounting26$58,900
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total699
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 4 completers-
Animal Sciences2-
Agronomy and Crop Science1-
Range Science and Management1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences1-
Education [+] (4 completers) 36 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction20-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Engineering [+] 18 completers-
Engineering18-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering0-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)6-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
General Studies2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Molecular Biology5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics3-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy8-
Chemistry4-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science2-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology6-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Development Economics and International Development5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 9 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science9-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management6-
Total126
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Nursing Practice12-
Total12
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 7 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)5-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 8 completers-
Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Systems Engineering8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis3-
Museology/Museum Studies3-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Applied Economics17-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health4-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Financial Planning and Services1-
Total45
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Total8

Graduate Student Population at NMSU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,602 students enrolled into New Mexico State University-Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 14,289 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,421 full-time and 1,181 part-time students. By gender, 1,103 male and 1,499 female students are attending New Mexico State University-Main Campus graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for New Mexico State University-Main Campus.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
New Mexico State University-Main Campus
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6021,1031,499
Full-time1,421632789
Part-tme1,181471710
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at New Mexico State University-Main Campus.
There are 899 White (34.55%), 76 Black/African American (2.92%), 955 Hispanic (36.70%), 62 Asian (2.38%), and 610 students with other races. 470 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6021,1031,499
American Indian/Native American351223
Asian622834
Black/African American763640
Hispanic955327628
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White899376523
Two More622636
Un-Known412318
Non-resident Alien470274196
New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 651 graduate students (25.02% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 404 graduate students (15.53% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for New Mexico State University-Main Campus.
Distance Learning Student Population at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
Number of Students
Total2,602
Enrolled Online Exclusively651
Enrolled Some Online Courses404
Not in Online Courses1,547
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at New Mexico State University-Main Campus. 504 students are aged 20 to 24 (19.37% of total students), 228 students are aged above 50 (8.76%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at New Mexico State University-Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age at New Mexico State University-Main Campus
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6021,1031,499
Age 20-2124519
Age 22-24480196284
Age 25-29732329403
Age 30-34446197249
Age 35-39328147181
Age 40-49364136228
Age 50-6420682124
Over 64221111

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