Aggie Bragging Rights

Multiple online programs recognized

Several NMSU programs were ranked on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Education Programs list. NMSU tied for 27th in business online bachelor’s programs and tied for 50th in criminal justice online master’s programs. A pair of NMSU’s online graduate programs improved their standings: the master’s in business administration online programs tied for 117th and nursing master’s online programs tied for 130th. NMSU’s online master’s programs in engineering also were recognized and listed in the 74th to 97th range. 

NM FAST program receives Tibbetts Award

The U.S. Small Business Administration recognized the New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at NMSU’s Arrowhead Center, with the 2020 Tibbetts Award in recognition of the program’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer achievements.

The Tibbetts Award acknowledges exemplary companies, organizations and individuals who demonstrate the goals of the SBIR/STTR programs. NM FAST was one of seven organizations, 38 companies and 14 individuals honored. Established in 2015, NM FAST created a space in New Mexico dedicated to guiding small businesses through SBIR and STTR proposal development programming and assistance, particularly focusing on serving first-time applicants.

Best Global Universities 2021 list features NMSU

The seventh annual U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities 2021 rankings included NMSU, which tied for 750th among 1,500 institutions in 86 countries. NMSU was listed on two subject rankings: 152nd in space science and tied for 511th in engineering. The rankings are based on indicators measuring academic research performance along with global and regional reputations.

NMSU among top universities for Hispanic

NMSU was recognized on the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics list published in the October 2020 issue of The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine. NMSU ranked 44th in total enrollment for bachelor’s degrees and 53rd for total enrollment for four-year schools. NMSU also was listed as 57th in total enrollment for master’s degrees. With degrees ranked by major, NMSU was ninth in degrees in agriculture and agriculture operations. NMSU has been an officially designated Hispanic-Serving Institution since 1989.