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New Mexico State University

School of Social Work

Las Cruces, NM

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Overview

New Mexico State University / School of Social Work is located in Las Cruces, NM, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 68

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

79
Applied
55
Accepted
36
Enrolled
70%

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 January 16th February 16th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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

104
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 64.42%
Black or African American 2.88%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.92%
Asian 0.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.88%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 9
Male (5)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mental health, gerontology, community-based social work, domestic violence, immigration, child welfare
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,234

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 30001, MSC 3SW
Las Cruces, NM  88003
United States
Contact Dr. Ivan de la Rosa
Interim Director
Email: lilo@nmsu.edu
Phone: 575-646-2143
Fax: 575-646-4116