New Mexico State University-Main Campus

Las Cruces, NM

Questions and Answers

Juan S.
1 month ago
What is your average acceptance rate?
Jessica N.
1 month ago
Where can I learn about the Presidential scholarship?
Emily C.
2 months ago
What admissions advice do you have for a student that is taking some college courses in high school?
Keyarha W.
2 months ago
Where can I find information about your school’s financial aid options?
Viviana A.
3 months ago
Is is required to live on campus as a freshman?
Emily G.
3 months ago
Do California students pay instate or out-of-state tuition?

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
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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