New Mexico State University - Main Campus Overview
Located in Las Cruces, New Mexico, New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Las Cruces makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is New Mexico State University - Main Campus Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at NMSU Main Campus.
- In 2017-2018, 74% of the faculty were full-time.
New Mexico State University - Main Campus Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
NMSU Main Campus has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NMSU Main Campus.
Where Is New Mexico State University - Main Campus?
Contact details for NMSU Main Campus are given below.
|Address:||2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001|
How Do I Get Into NMSU Main Campus?
You can apply to NMSU Main Campus online at: app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=nmsu-u
Admission Requirements for NMSU Main Campus
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into NMSU Main Campus?
Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 66%.
Average Test Scores
About 24% of students accepted to NMSU Main Campus submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 580. Math scores were between 460 and 580.
Can I Afford New Mexico State University - Main Campus?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At NMSU Main Campus, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $1,734 a year. That adds up to $6,936 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at NMSU Main Campus is 15.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
New Mexico State University - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,621 graduate students at the school.
Of the 9,740 full-time undergraduates at NMSU Main Campus, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of New Mexico State University - Main Campus students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||231|
|Hispanic or Latino||6,124|
New Mexico students aren't the only ones who study at New Mexico State University - Main Campus. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 83 countries are represented at NMSU Main Campus. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Kuwait, Mexico, and India.
Online Learning at New Mexico State University - Main Campus
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NMSU Main Campus has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of NMSU Main Campus
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New Mexico State University - Main Campus was -3.9%. This is the #2,416 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NMSU Main Campus regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NMSU Main Campus majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||32%|
|Computer Information Systems||32%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||4%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||4%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||5%|
|Visual & Performing Arts||5%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NMSU Main Campus ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NMSU Main Campus.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies||#34|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||#47|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#118|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#144|
|Computer Information Systems||#210|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#212|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#231|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#309|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#446|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#463|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
New Mexico State University - Main Campus Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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