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New Mexico State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Las Cruces, NM

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,446
Out-of-state: $38,435
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,087
Out-of-state: $23,076
Room and Board
$9,538
Books and Supplies
$1,240
Other Expenses
$4,416
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@nmsu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline June 30
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002657
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,981 (91.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,629 (82.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,627 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
306 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$15,777
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,611 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,592
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 765 (47.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,875
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 463 (28.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
499 (23.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,730

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
7,799 (80.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
6,791 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,692 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,136 (17.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$15,929
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,377 (95.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,545
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,516 (52.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,819
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,773 (26.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,890 (19.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,542

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,429
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
547
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
40
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Hobbies/Interests, Junior Miss, Leadership, Memberships, Rodeo
Number of Awards
24
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Public Servants, Spouses of Current Students, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans
Number of Awards
110
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,115

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