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 $133 million for FY13. In addition, according to NSF statistics, NMSU ranks third among all HSIs based on the FY11 research expenditures. More data about research at NMSU >>.
NMSU'S RESEARCH AREAS