New Mexico State University (NMSU) academic session begins in fall, spring and summer. The university has an enrollment of 15,490 students out of which 1200 are international students from over 80 countries. In fall 2018 admissions, the university received 9636 applications out of which 6326 were accepted, making an acceptance rate of 65%.
|Application Portal||Online Portal|
|Institutional Codes||ACT code 2638|
SAT code 453
|Average SAT score||1600|
|Average ACT score||21|
|Mode of Payment||Credit/Debit Card|
|Intake Seasons||Fall, Spring, Summer|
New Mexico State University deadlines for graduate programs vary from course to course. The deadlines for undergraduate courses are:
|Fall Semester||July 1 – July 15|
|Spring Semester||November 15 – December 1|
International undergraduate applications are managed by International Student and Scholar Services while international graduate applications are processed by the Graduate School.
Academic requirements - Official transcripts, ACT or SAT results
A certified word-for-word English translation by an NMSU-preferred accredited evaluation agency.
The university accepts TOEFL and IELTS, the scores of the same are given below:
Conditional admission - Students who do not meet the language requirements can pursue a TOEFL waiver at The Center for English Language Programs (CELP). Students who successfully complete the Academic (third) level of CELP courses will be considered for admission.
First, a student has to apply for New Mexico State University courses and then a Letter of Acceptance is provided for the visa application.
The university offers 90 bachelor’s degrees to undergraduates and more than 50 programs master’s programs to graduates
Popular undergraduate majors offered by the university are basic sciences, technology, engineering, math, health, business, and education.
Admission requirements - Official Transcripts, ACT/ SAT scores
The test scores should be sent directly from the Testing Agencies to the Undergraduate Admission Office.
Application Portal: gradschool.nmsu.edu
Application Fee: $50
NMSU offers a plethora of master’s courses and certain specific requirements may vary from course to course while the general ones remain similar.
Here are requirements of a few Master’s courses offered by the university:
|Course||Application Deadline||Academic Requirements|
|Master of Science in Electrical Engineering||Fall – March 15|
Spring – October 15
|GRE, Three Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts|
|MBA||Spring - September 15|
Summer - January 15
Fall - April 15
|GMAT, Official Transcripts, Resume|
|Master of Public Administration||Fall – March 1||Three Letters of Reference, Personal Statement, Writing Sample, CV|
|MS in Civil Engineering||No deadlines||Three Letters of recommendation, Statement of Purpose, GPA - 3.0|
|MS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering||Rolling||GRE, Official transcripts, GPA - 3.0 or above|
The whole application screening process can take up to 3 months, and occasionally longer. It is always advised to apply early and understand the requirements so that one can meet them as soon as possible.
For graduate courses, applicants need to fulfill specific departmental requirements and must communicate with their department of interest.