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New Mexico State University

College of Education

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / College of Education is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
(Graduate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 167
Doctoral Degrees 32
Other Advanced Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

413
Applied
217
Accepted
135
Enrolled
53%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported March 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

655
Total Graduate Students
61%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 50.53%
Black or African American 3.36%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.44%
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 1.68%
Unknown 1.22%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

78
Total faculty
Full-time - 62
Part-time - 16
Male (26)
Female (52)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural identity development, mindfulness, pediatric neuropsychology, multicultural training for teachers and school psychologists, counselor training and supervision, college student mental health, critical pedagogy, bilingual education, critical race feminisms, oral history, access to literacy, literacy comprehension strategies, early childhood education policy and reform, technology-based learning environments, family-school relations, immigrant parent involvement, language differences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
402,004

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3AC
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Donald Pope Davis
Dean
Email: dpd@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-5858
Fax: 575-646-6032