New Mexico State University, Main Campus (NMSU)

Las Cruces, NM

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New Mexico State University, Main Campus

New Mexico State University, Main Campus

New Mexico State University, Main Campus Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

SAT / ACT Scores Due August 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 2,685 3,243 5,942
Accepted 2,054 2,692 4,755
Acceptance Rate 76% 83% 80%
Enrolled 893 1,168 2,061

NMSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.28 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(23% of Students Admitted to New Mexico State University, Main Campus Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 420 to 560
  • Math 430 to 560
  • Writing 420 to 540
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 560 560 540
Bottom 25th Percentile 420 430 420

ACT Scores

(83% of Students Admitted to New Mexico State University, Main Campus Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 17 to 24
  • Math 17 to 24
  • Composite 18 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 24 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 17 17 18

New Mexico State University, Main Campus Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($20)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 1 1
Math 3 3
Science 2 2
Lab 2 2
Electives 1 1

New Mexico State University, Main Campus Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 16,418 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 794 (4%)

New Mexico State University, Main Campus Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($20)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 30)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript     Not Considered
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Important

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