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Shape your future

Top-tier college for 21st-century students

As you begin planning your future, think New Mexico State University – a university that celebrates and champions the extraordinary. Your big ideas and dreams go well with our top-ranked programs, world-class professors and renowned researchers. Here, we want you to be bold in your thinking and in the work you do in the classroom, in the lab and out in the community. Together, we will create an exciting path to your success!

  • Nearly 100 undergraduate majors
  • Real-life experience through research activities, internships, co-ops and study abroad opportunities
  • A diverse, welcoming community
  • $160 million in scholarships, grants, loans and work-study funds is available

Academic Year Budget

Tuition and Fees $7,368
Residence Hall $4,400 - 5,350
Dining Membership $3,796 - $3,902
Books and Supplies $1,250

Freshman Admission Requirements

To be admitted, students must meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • A cumulative high school GPA of 2.75
  • ACT composite score of 21 or SAT score of 1060
  • Ranked in the top 20 percent of their graduating class