Graduate Program Overview

New Mexico State University-Main Campus is a four-years, public school located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $5,926 for New Mexico residents and $18,275 for out-of-state students. It offers 109 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNew Mexico State University-Main Campus
TypeFour-years, Public
Address2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, NM
Graduate School Students2,652 students
906 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$5,926
Out-of-State$18,275
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 109 Graduate Programs
64 Master's, 28 Doctorate, 17 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 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$11,407 (On-Campus) / $9,225 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,244 (On-Campus) / $4,244 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,817$35,166
Off-Campus Total$20,635$32,984
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$5,243$5,427$5,753$5,926$5,926
Out-of-State$16,162$16,738$17,743$18,275$18,275

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

New Mexico State University-Main Campus offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 109 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). 658 students have been conferred Master's degree and 126 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
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 14,227 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, 2,652 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,072 male and 1,580 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,395 full-time and 1,257 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 906 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 420 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,652
Men Students1,072
Women Students1,580
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,652
Full-time Students1,395
Part-time Students1,257
By race/ethnicity 946 White, 89 Black, and 56 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
Total2,652
American Indian /
Native American
33
Asian56
Black89
Hispanic981
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White946
Two or more races76
Un-Known30
35 students are younger than 22 and 543 students are older than 65. The school has 1,250 students aged between 22 and 30 and 824 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,652
21 & Under35
22-24508
25-29742
30-34487
35-39337
40 & Over543
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, 906 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 420 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,652
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses906
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses420
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,326
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses906
New Mexico Resident510
Other State In U.S.378
Outside of U.S.5



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