New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Las Cruces, NM

Questions and Answers

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Does New Mexico State University offer instate tuition for Texas students?
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Are New Mexico State University student applicants automatically considered for your scholarships?
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How much is the cost for a single-person room at New Mexico State University on campus housing?
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Does New Mexico State University have groups and resources for LGBTQ+ students?
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What sort of accommodations does New Mexico State University have for students who struggle with mental health?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Less Selective (66% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

56% Hispanic
28% White
3% Black
2% Multiracial
2% Native
1% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer81k
Electrical Engineer78k
Civil Engineer70k
Mechanical Engineer65k
Human Resources (HR) Manager60k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)55k
Configuration Management (CM) Specialist41k
Based on 7,084 student responses
50.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
97.2kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
59%in High-Meaning careers
22%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$23,076 / year
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