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NMSU Online is for students intending to earn a degree or credential either 100% online or via one or our hybrid or ITV programs. The admission requirements are the same for on-campus and online programs. The admissions requirements depend on the degree level, program, and campus.

Online Certificates, Associate’s and Applied Science Associate’s Degrees – All Students (In-State, Out-of-State, and International) will apply to that NMSU community college.

A high school diploma from an accredited school is the basic admission requirement for the NMSU community colleges. However, the admissions information varies by campus, as follows: Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Dona Ana and Grants.

Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees, Doctorate and Graduate Certificates All Students (In-State, Out-of-State, and International)  will apply to NMSU Online and be a student of the Las Cruces campus.

The Undergraduate Catalog Admissions section has essential information like admission requirements and more information for different types of undergraduate students.

The Graduate School Catalog has useful information for Admissions, International Students, Transfer of Credits and more.