Welcome to the College of Arts and Science!

We are the largest college at New Mexico State University. Whatever your talent, niche, or passion, we can cultivate your special gifts into success. We have a large variety of degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students to choose from. Each program offers an enriching academic experience for students, provided and supported, by our dedicated team of instructors and staff.

Undergraduate Degrees

The College of Arts and Sciences offers over 65 undergraduate degree options! NMSU’s undergraduate degree programs can lead you to new opportunities and a challenging and rewarding academic experience. An education from NMSU means you will graduate prepared to lead by experience. For more detailed information on our undergraduate programs, please visit our Prospective Undergraduate Student page.

Graduate Degrees

The College of Arts and Sciences offers an abundance of different graduate programs to choose from! An overview of degree programs, contact information, application deadlines and requirements can be found by visiting the programs’ websites. For more general information on each of the departmental areas of study in our college, please visit our Prospective Graduate Student page.

Academic Departments

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college at NMSU, the state’s land grant university in the southern part of the Land of Enchantment. Programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences prepare students for a variety of career opportunities and for graduate study. The college is home to 24 academic departments and 2 ROTC programs.

Fine Arts



Social Sciences

Getting Admitted

At New Mexico State University, we are all about discovery! In the classroom, in the lab and out in the field – we provide you with invaluable opportunities to find out who you are and what you want to be. The Undergraduate Admissions Office and the Graduate School are here to help you begin your journey as an Aggie.

Signing up for Orientation

Orientation provides the tools and information to make your transition to NMSU as easy as possible. It is an essential step in your transition to NMSU. All new, incoming freshmen and transfer students must complete orientation before registering for classes. Please visit the Aggie Welcome and Orientation page to get registered.

Request More Information

For more information, please feel free to reach out to our College of Arts and Sciences Recruiter at arts_sci@nmsu.edu or fill in the information requested below and we will be happy to reach out to you.