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and what they want to be.

We are New Mexico’s land-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution of higher education dedicated to teaching, research, and service at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic-serving institution and is home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. We have been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America’s Top Colleges for 2014.


Degree Programs


Students seeking bachelor's and associates degrees can choose from a number of majors and pre-professional programs.

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Students seeking master’s and doctoral degrees can choose from many traditional or distance based programs.

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NMSU System

NMSU provides learning opportunities to a diverse population of students and community members at five campuses, a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, cooperative extension offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, 12 research and science centers and through distance education.

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Research & Development

Our core research strengths include areas in agricultural and life sciences, computer science and computer and electrical engineering, space science and aerospace, and sustainability—including energy, environment and water.

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Cooperative Extension

With educational and administrative locations in every county, we continue to provide the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

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Recent News

NMSU soccer player Katelyn Smith participates in an anticipation timing study in professor Phillip Post’s laboratory.

Research Spotlight

NMSU professor studies link between imagery and performance

Imagine standing on a basketball court, throwing the basketball and watching it arc into the net, followed by a soft swoosh sound. Chances are you’ll make that shot without a problem if you’ve been practicing on the court regularly, according to research by Phillip Post, associate professor in the Kinesiology and Dance Department in the College of Education at New Mexico State University. Post is studying the link between imagery and how it impacts motor learning and sport performance.


2015 Year in Review
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With more than two years at the helm of New Mexico State University, Chancellor Garrey Carruthers continued to lead the NMSU system in an era of transformation and discovery in 2015. “This is the most exciting year since I’ve been at New Mexico State University, especially for our students,” Carruthers said. “Through a number of new initiatives, we believe we can better guide our students through their time at the university and deliver them to the workforce as well trained and well educated college graduates. We are betting on our students’ success and we are betting big.”

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Explore the many exciting opportunities to shape your future at New Mexico State University.