The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Valerie Pickett – email: [email protected]
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $30
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at New Mexico State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 189
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 137
Overall acceptance rate 72.5% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.20
Average GRE 454 verbal
720 quantitative
3.42 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 394 verbal
716 quantitative
3.15 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
61 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​me.​nmsu.​edu/​offerings/​ugrad/​BSAE.​html
(575) 646-3502
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​ce.​nmsu.​edu
(575) 646-3802
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​chemeng.​nmsu.​edu/​
(575) 646-1214
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​ce.​nmsu.​edu
(575) 646-3802
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​nmsu.​edu/​
(575) 646-3115
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​nmsu.​edu/​wp
(575) 646-3723
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​ecegraduate.​nmsu.​edu
(575) 646-3115
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​ie.​nmsu.​edu/​
(575) 646-4923
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​physics.​nmsu.​edu
(575) 646-7627
[email protected]
Environmental engineering http:/​/​ce.​nmsu.​edu
(575) 646-3802
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​ie.​nmsu.​edu/​
(575) 646-4923
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​me.​nmsu.​edu/​
(575) 646-3502
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​chemeng.​nmsu.​edu
(575) 646-1214
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 490
Master’s (full-time) 181
Master’s (part-time) 139
Ph.D. (full-time) 139
Ph.D. (part-time) 31

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 184
Total master’s graduates 168
International master’s graduates 62.5%
Minority master’s graduates 18.5%
Female master’s graduates 28.0%
Total Ph.D. graduates 16
International Ph.D. graduates 87.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 12.5%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 4 .6%
Agricultural 0 0%
Chemical 8 5.7%
Civil 10 11.4%
Computer engineering 0 0%
Computer science 11 16.9%
Electrical 24 27.1%
Engineering management 0 0%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 0%
Environmental 3 2%
Industrial / Manufacturing 6 25.9%
Mechanical 3 10%
Nuclear 0 0%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 74
Part-time faculty 6
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $15,076,961
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 53

Engineering School Ranking

#126 Best Engineering Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#55 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#96 in Civil
#112 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 18
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.2
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Overall acceptance rate 72.5% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 718
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.9:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 16
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $15,076,961
Research expenditures per faculty member $209,402
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 490

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 490

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 320
Minority students 18.1%
International students 62.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 170
Minority students 28.8%
International students 10.0%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Virginia Tucker
Financial aid phone (505) 646-4490

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $5,004 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $17,446 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $262 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $780 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,274 per year
Room and board $8,044
Books and supplies $1,038
Miscellaneous expenses $3,987

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 42
Teaching assistants 98
Research assistants 98
Other appointments N/A

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