To Apply

Admissions advising

Information for International Applicants, updated March 1, 2016.

Until further notice, NMSU will no longer accept TOEFL scores from testing centers located in the United Arab Emirates or Lebanon.

The international undergraduate student application deadline for Fall 2016 is July 15, 2016.

For more information, contact International Student and Scholar Services.

Before you apply

Ready to apply to NMSU? The process is quick and convenient with our online application.

The application will require you to provide the following:

Enrollment information

  • Semester when you plan to start
  • Campus where you plan to enroll
  • Degree expected

Personal information

Secondary contact information

  • Contact information for at least one parent, guardian, or spouse (if applicable)

Academic information

  • High school/ graduation date
  • Colleges or universities attended

Testing data

  • ACT or SAT information

Completing your application

Log in to the application using the user name and password we have previously provided you, or create a new account.

You can save your application at any time and return to it later. You can also revise your application before submitting it.

Allow approximately 45 minutes to complete your application.

Application fee

The application fee is $20 and nonrefundable.

Payment options

Pay online with a credit card after you finalize and submit your application for admission.

Pay by check. Make your check payable to New Mexico State University, and include the applicant’s full name and date of birth in the memo line. Mail your check to:

Undergraduate Admissions
MSC 3A
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Please do not send cash.

After you have applied

Have your official ACT or SAT test scores sent to NMSU:

  • ACT code 2638
  • SAT code 4531

Have your high school counselor or registrar send your most recent official transcript to:

Undergraduate Admissions
MSC 3A
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

After you have graduated from high school

Have your final official transcript sent to:

Undergraduate Admissions
MSC 3A
New Mexico State University
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Contact Undergraduate Admissions at 575-646-3121 or 800-662-6678 if you have questions or need assistance with the application process.