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New Mexico State University - Main

New Mexico State University - Main

2850 Weddell Street
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
(575) 646-0111

Founded in 1889, New Mexico State University-Main is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is in the suburbs of Las Cruces, New Mexico. NMSU-Las Cruces is the the fourth oldest and the third largest institution in the state of New Mexico. This research university offers subjects such as information technology, math, and civil engineering. It offers six certificates, eight degrees at the associates level, 84 degrees at the bachelors level, 55 degrees at the masters level, and 16 doctoral level degrees to students. 18,600 students sought degrees from the 101 programs at this university in 2010. NMSU is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. NM State is one of 2 research universities in New Mexico.

Admission

In 2010, 5,942 students applied for admission to this university. This university admitted nearly all of the applicants or 5,645 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 5,942 students applied for admission to this university. This university admitted nearly all of the applicants or 5,645 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 95%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 95%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 94%

Student Demographics

In 2010, NMSU enrolled 18,600 students.

Student Demographics

In 2010, NMSU enrolled 18,600 students.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 8370
  • Total Enrolled Female: 10230
  • Undergraduate Male: 6673
  • Undergraduate Female: 8155
  • Graduate Male: 1622
  • Graduate Female: 2150

Faculty Demographics

This university has 994 instructors. 704 out of 994 teachers are full-time, just under a third of the instructors are part-time, and more than half of the teachers are men.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 994 instructors. 704 out of 994 teachers are full-time, just under a third of the instructors are part-time, and more than half of the teachers are men.

  • Male: 542
  • Female: 452
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