New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Acceptance Rate 57.26 %
SAT Average 1,030
2023 Tuition & Fees $24,751
Student Population 13,904
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,932

Academic Overview

New Mexico State University-Main Campus Campus, Las Cruces, NM
New Mexico State University-Main Campus is a public, four-years institute located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $7,626 for New Mexico residents and $24,751 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 13,904 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57.26% and the graduation rate is 50% last year.
The salary after graduation from New Mexico State University-Main Campus varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, NMSU's tuition & fees is $7,626 for New Mexico residents and $24,751 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $6,192 for in-state students and $19,031 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
New Mexico ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at NMSU. The acceptance rate of NMSU is 57.26% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28.05%. The average graduation rate is 50% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,932 and 81% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 13,904 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 57.26 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 50 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 72 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 13,904
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for New Mexico State University-Main Campus is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,932 at New Mexico State University-Main Campus.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Online Applicationapp.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=nmsu-u
Financial Aidfa.nmsu.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://fa.nmsu.edu/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionmvp.nmsu.edu/tuition-assistance/
Disability Servicesas.nmsu.edu/

Offered Degrees

NMSU offers 208 major programs through online and on-site education where 42 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree9311
Post Bachelor's Degree137
Master's Degree6618
Post Master's Degree62
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship273
Doctor's degree - professional practice11

Special Learning Opportunities

New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,009)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,902)

Veterans Benefits

New Mexico State University-Main Campus has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges