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New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University

Welcome to NMSU Military and Veterans Programs. NMSU is a military-friendly® university and an institutional member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium. NMSU Military and Veterans Programs promotes lifelong learning and professional development for veterans, active-duty military and their families, assisting them in their higher education goals by offering:

  • Affordable, in-state tuition rates for active-duty military personnel and dependents living at regional military installations
  • Affordable, in-state tuition rates for veterans receiving U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits
  • Easily transferable credits that count toward degrees at NMSU
  • GoArmyEd participation
  • Online classes
  • Innovative technology and course delivery methods
  • A tradition of quality education
  • Priority Registration

NMSU degree programs are approved by the State Approving Agency Directory at the New Mexico Higher Education Department. Eligible students may receive education benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Research Before You Choose

Choosing the right school can be tough, but research first so that you can make an informed decision.

The College Scorecard is a planning tool and resource to assist prospective students and their families as they evaluate options in selecting a school.

The College Navigator is a consumer tool that provides school information to include tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, use of financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool.

The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a model aid award letter designed to simplify the information that prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school.

The Paying for College webpage can be used by prospective students to enter the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information on each one and to enter actual financial aid awarded information.

Kognito Square BadgeBuilding a Supportive Campus for Our Student Veterans

NMSU is becoming increasingly aware of the unique challenges facing our returning student veteran population and the negative impact it has on their health and academic performance. To address this concern, MVP has adopted an online training simulation that will assist faculty and staff learn how to manage a class discussion around a veteran-sensitive topic and help a student veteran who’s struggling academically in class.