New Mexico State University
The Graduate School
Box 30001, MSC 4500
Las Cruces, NM 88003
The Department of Physics offers programs in many areas of specialization leading to the MS and PhD degrees. Students may choose areas of specialization from a variety of experimental, theoretical, and computational research programs in the department. Current research areas include atmospheric physics, condensed matter physics/materials science, geophysics, optics, particle and nuclear physics, and physics education.
These research projects are supported through funding by various federal agencies and two national laboratories within the state of New Mexico: Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. In addition to in-house research, the department conducts collaborative research programs with the Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Center for Integrated NanoTechnologies, the Thomas Jefferson Laboratory, Fermilab, and other national and international laboratories.
Accreditation:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
International Student Requirements:International applicants submitting foreign post-secondary level transcripts are required to have their credentials evaluated by a recognized member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). NMSU requires a comprehensive course by course evaluation. In addition, international students must submit an English language proficiency exam (either TOEFL or IELTS.)
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999