A land-grant institution founded in 1888, NMSU is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) under Title III and Title V programs administered by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education. Ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a RU/H (Research University with high research activity) institution, NMSU's research expenditures exceeded $136 million for FY12. In addition, according to NSF statistics, NMSU ranks third among all HSIs and first among those without a medical school on the basis of FY10 research expenditures. More data about research at NMSU >>.
NMSU'S RESEARCH AREAS