New Mexico State University, Carlsbad (NMSU Carlsbad)

Carlsbad, NM

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New Mexico State University, Carlsbad

New Mexico State University, Carlsbad Student Essentials

New Mexico State University, Carlsbad Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Aggies
Website: cavern2.nmsu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $1,708
Out-of-State Tuition: $3,532
Retention Rate: 46%
Enrollment: 1,844
Year Established: 1950

About NMSU Carlsbad

The New Mexico State University in Carlsbad, New Mexico, is one of the state’s largest land-grant institutions that offer comprehensive educational, research and public service programs.

College life at the university blends fun and learning. Whether your interests lie in the 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and activity centers or in the museums, art galleries, music ensembles and professional theatre productions, the university has activities to help you find a well-rounded, and exciting, educational experience.

Academics include undergraduate majors in a wide variety of fields, from Accounting to Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management to Journalism to Wildlife Sciences. Graduate programs include concentrations in business, education, arts and sciences and engineering fields, among others.

Admissions are open. As long as you possess high school diploma or GED, submit your transcripts and complete an application, you’ll have the opportunity to attend the university.

Tuition is set lower for New Mexico residents. The school offers tuition waivers to qualifying students who are active duty military workers, members of an American Indian Nation, tribe or pueblo, or Navajo Tribal members.

Students may be considered for financial aid if they complete a FAFSA. Assistance options include institutional scholarships, work-study programs, federal grants and direct student loans.

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NMSU Carlsbad Map & Location

New Mexico State University, Carlsbad
1500 University Drive
Carlsbad, NM 88220


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Getting Around NMSU Carlsbad

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Carlsbad, NM

Winter
Dec
58
29
Jan
58
29
Feb
63
33
Spring
Mar
71
39
Apr
79
47
May
88
57
Summer
Jun
95
65
Jul
95
68
Aug
93
67
Fall
Sep
87
60
Oct
78
49
Nov
67
37

NMSU Carlsbad Students

Total Students 1,844

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 48%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 39%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 48%
African American 2%
Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 31%
Part-Time 69%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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