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  • Locations: Las Cruces, NM, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 02/15/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham US State: New Mexico - NM
Program Description:

New Mexico StateNew Mexico State University

New Mexico State University is a land-grant institution, a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic-serving institution and is home to the only Honors College in New Mexico. NMSU ranks in the top 100 institutions in the country in terms of Federal Research Expenditures. The faculty to student ratio is 1:19.

Las Cruces, a town of 95,000, is located in southern New Mexico where the sun shines practically every day. Opportunities for mountain climbing, backpacking, hunting, desert exploring, and fossil hunting abound. For day trips, within a three hours driving distance, you can choose between the native beauty of White Sands National Monument, the ski slopes in Ruidoso, or cave exploring in the Carlsbad Caverns. Annual events throughout the region include the Whole Enchilada Festival, the Hatch Chili Festival, the International Hot Air balloon Festival (first two weekends of October), and the Southern New Mexico State Fair.

Campus Location

NMSU is at the foot of the Organ Mountains and along the banks of the Rio Grande. Las Cruces is 225 miles south of Albuquerque, NM, 275 miles east of Tucson, AZ an 42 miles west of El Paso, TX.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Las Cruces, NM Urban 95,000 17,651 20% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
35% 3% 47% 2% 2% 6% 5%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan B
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Housing/Meals
$4,050
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for New Mexico State University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will not accept