New Mexico State University – Dona Ana

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

MSC-3DA

PO Box 30001

Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

(575) 527-7710

Fax: (575) 527-7515

Contact: Becky Ordunez

Coordinator, Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 30001

Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

(575) 527-7500

www.dacc.nmsu.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,588

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15

Online application fee: $15
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Applicants to radiology technology, EMT-paramedic, and respiratory care programs selected on basis of COMPASS scores, Health Occupations Aptitude Test scores, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, clinical observation, and interview. Applicants to nursing program selected on basis of Nursing entrance exam scores and completion of requirements. COMPASS required for placement if ACT or SAT not taken.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Science A
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A
Electrician A
Lineworker A
Plumbing C

Education

Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A

Engineering

Electrical/Communications Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Library Science

Library Assistance A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(575) 528-7000
Website:dacc.nmsu.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:dacc.nmsu.edu/admissions/first-time-apply/
Address:2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd., Las Cruces, NM 88011
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,157
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,982 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,968
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,184
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,037

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services65
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs31
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Construction Trades4
Education3
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields106
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs1210
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Library Science22
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians22
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Precision Production11
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts23
Grand total5343

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Library Science21
Grand total44

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at New Mexico State University-Dona Ana and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,968
Out-of-state$5,184
Books and supplies$1,298

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid81786%
Grant or scholarship aid79484%$5,037
Student loan aid15717%$3,732

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,59956%$5,415
Federal student loans2,04225%$4,977

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for New Mexico State University-Dona Ana. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled New Mexico State University-Dona Ana students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,157
Undergraduate enrollment8,157
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

New Mexico State University-Dona Ana Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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