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NMSU programs ranked on 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs

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Numerous New Mexico State University programs have been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Education Programs list offered by U.S. National Universities.

NMSU is tied for 37th in criminal justice online master’s programs, a 13-spot improvement from a year ago. The business online bachelor’s programs at NMSU rank tied for 51st. NMSU’s online master’s programs in engineering were recognized and listed in the 79th to 104th range.   

“These rankings highlight that our online programs are in the top-tier within the country,” said Sherry Kollmann, vice provost for digital learning initiatives. “This speaks to the collaboration between all the units within NMSU that have worked together to develop programs that help students achieve their academic and professional aspirations.”

A pair of NMSU’s online graduate programs also made the rankings. NMSU’s master’s in business administration online programs tied for 121st and the nursing master’s online programs were listed in the 135th to 179th range.  

For the ninth time in the last 10 years, NMSU was honored as a top-tier university on the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2022 National Universities rankings.

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