Application process

The graduate application includes both the institution’s application and the graduate program supplement. Visit the academic program’s website to learn about application deadlines and requirements, and graduate coordinator contact information. When you submit the application it is sent directly to the academic program for review and a recommendation. When a recommendation is made you will be contacted by the Graduate School via email with additional instructions.

International students must also meet English language requirements and should review the international applicants’ tab for specific information.

Please be aware that only Graduate School is authorized to offer admission to NMSU.

Graduate admission categories

NMSU offers two master’s level admission categories depending on cumulative GPA (please visit the Graduate Catalog for category specifics):

  1. Regular admission.
  2. Master’s provisional.

Doctoral admission:

  1. Regular admission.

Defer admission

If you must defer your admission semester please complete and return the admission Change of Admission Semester to the Graduate School. The Graduate School will request an approval from the admitting program before making any changes to your record.