Graduate Programs Overview

New Mexico State University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $5,926 for New Mexico residents and $18,275 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred -four graduate programs: 65 Master's, 30 Doctorate, 12 Post-Bachelor's, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 658 students have been conferred Master's degree and 126 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNew Mexico State University-Main Campus
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, NM
Graduate School Students2,621 students
809 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$5,926
Out-of-State$18,275
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 114 Graduate Programs
65 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at New Mexico State University-Main Campus with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For New Mexico residents, the tuition & fees are $5,926 and $18,275 for non-New Mexico residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $277 for New Mexico residents and $963 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$4,981$17,330
Fees$945$945
Cost per Credit$277$963
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room & Board$10,228 (On-Campus) / $9,083 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,271 (On-Campus) / $4,271 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,665$34,014
Off-Campus Total$20,520$32,869
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$4,941$5,243$5,427$5,753$5,926
Out-of-State$15,107$16,162$16,738$17,743$18,275

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 325 major areas - 64 Master's (18 online programs), 28 Doctorate (4 online programs), 11 Post-Bachelor'(7 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total6581264716
Men26047203
Women398792713
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Education
Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,296 students enrolled in New Mexico State University-Main Campus including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,621 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,090 male and 1,531 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,360 full-time and 1,261 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 809 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 297 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,621
Men Students1,090
Women Students1,531
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,621
Full-time Students1,360
Part-time Students1,261
By race/ethnicity 911 White, 82 Black, and 89 Asian students are attending at New Mexico State University-Main Campus. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,621
American Indian /
Native American
29
Asian89
Black82
Hispanic1,003
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White911
Two or more races65
Un-Known43
29 students are younger than 22 and 590 students are older than 65. The school has 1,220 students aged between 22 and 30 and 782 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,621
21 & Under29
22-24510
25-29710
30-34456
35-39326
40 & Over590
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At New Mexico State University-Main Campus, 809 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 297 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,621
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses809
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses297
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,515
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses809
New Mexico Resident494
Other State In U.S.311
Outside of U.S.1



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