New Mexico State University Online

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New Mexico State University, a public, land-grant, research university founded in 1888, enrolls about 18,400 students. New Mexico State University, a NASA Space Grant College, offers a host of undergraduate and graduate programs through its seven colleges and graduate school.

New Mexico State University's online offerings include bachelor degree completion programs, master's degrees, and doctorates.

Students who previously earned an associate degree can pursue seven bachelor completion programs, including sociology, criminal justice, and elementary education.

Online students can earn 18 master's degrees ranging from education to engineering, as well as doctorates in educational leadership, curriculum and instruction, and nursing.

Online students can earn a variety of certificate programs. Some degree programs require on-campus elements; students should check the program before enrolling.

New Mexico State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) also provides accreditation to New Mexico State University’s College of Business.

New Mexico State University Featured in TBS Rankings

Accreditation Regional (HLC)
Public/Private Public Nonprofit
Region Southwest
Acceptance Rate 65%
Retention Rate 74%
Graduation Rate 44.5%
Requires ACT or SAT SAT or ACT
Cost Per Credit
Undergrad: $206/$771
Grad: $227/$791

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