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New Mexico State is a public graduate school in University Park, New Mexico in the El Paso Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,719 graduate students. Of the 57 graduate programs offered at New Mexico State University, 14 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at New Mexico State University are Teaching, Business, and Social Work. 46% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.
Address
2850 Weddell Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,719
Part-Time Grad Students
1,247
Research Assistants
340
Teaching Assistants
556
Racial Diversity
  • White
    37.3%
  • Hispanic
    35%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    16.6%
  • African American
    3.1%
  • Unknown
    2.2%
  • Multiracial
    2.2%
  • Asian
    2.1%
  • Native American
    1.4%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    NG
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Nightlife
    NG
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Median Household Income
$15,958
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$674
National
$949
Median Home Value
National
$184,700
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16 reviews
This university is very good. The professors are very kind, and open to meeting with you. I would say that the graduate courses are intense, and require more effort and time than advertised. The financial aid office and dispersements are not always on time, and not always accurate with current student details. The campus offers a free shuttle service, and free parking areas that are extremely helpful to students trying to save money and get around.
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New Mexico State university is overall a good college, if you are a small town individual. If you are from the city, then it will take a while to become adjusted. The city grows on you. It is nice to be able to make it to your destinations within 15 minutes. The student life offers good organizations. The campus is not super overwhelming in size. I would like for the scholarships opportunities to be not as selective. In other words, you must fit a certain criteria. If you are a native, then this is the college for you.
Overall, NMSU is a good college. I have an encountered a few minor setbacks, financially. I am an out of state student. Therefore, scholarship opportunities are not as plentiful versus in-state students. NMSU is unique due to the location , friendliness of the staff, and campus diversity. My only wish is that NMSU would acknowledge out of state students more academically and financially.