New Mexico State University is a thriving center of higher education deeply rooted in the tricultural tradition of the Southwest. The university is a land-grant, minority-serving institution, located on a 6,250-acre campus, whose mission is to benefit society through education, research and public service. NMSU enrolls over 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 countries.
The Honors College, the very first one established in New Mexico, offers qualified undergraduates the opportunity to further enrich a challenging academic program via rigorous classes taught by master teachers. NMSU is truly a reflection of the region's vibrant communities - an exciting place to tackle challenges, find answers to important issues and prepare for the future. For generations, NMSU researchers have made important discoveries in agriculture, engineering, science and many other fields. Our Cooperative Extension Service discovers ways to help the state's residents meet the everyday challenges facing them.
Main CampusLas Cruces, New Mexico, United States5,000 - 20,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in Las CrucesLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
New Mexico State University is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Located 40 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, the region is surrounded by desert mesas, farmlands of the legendary Rio Grande Valley and the Organ Mountains.
On-campus facilities include the computer center, music building, university theater, museum, radio and TV station, and observatory. Athletic facilities include a football stadium, basketball stadium, natatorium, track, golf course, tennis courts and indoor activity center.
The Office of Study Abroad sponsors the NMSU Rotaract Club, composed of domestic and international students interested in participating in cross-cultural fellowship while engaging in community and international service projects; and the NMSU International Ambassadors Club, which organizes welcoming receptions and support services for incoming exchange students and arranges social and cultural activities, including field trips, for exchange students.