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NMSU recognized for best online programs

U.S. News & World Report has ranked NMSU programs on its Best Online Education Programs offered by U.S. National Universities. A pair of NMSU’s online graduate programs improved in the standings. In 2020, NMSU tied for 43rd in criminal justice online graduate programs and tied for 131st in master’s in business administration online graduate programs. NMSU’s online graduate programs in engineering also were recognized and listed in the 74th to 94th range.

NMSU among Top 200 Colleges for American Indian students

NMSU earned a place on the list of Top 200 Colleges for Indigenous Students in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s Winds of Change 26th annual Special College Issue. Published in December 2019, the issue is the only resource of its kind for Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians focusing on a STEM discipline. Major criteria for the selection were support for the American Indian student community and the graduation percentage of American Indian undergraduates.

Golf Course earns pair of honors

According to Golf Advisor, NMSU’s Golf Course received two accolades ranking in the Top 25 college golf courses in the nation and the Top 10 golf courses in New Mexico. The lists are developed by golfers’ reviews. NMSU posted a 93 percent recommendation rating for the No. 22 spot for college golf courses, and ranked No. 9 for golf courses in the state.

NMSU recognized for family-friendly policies

For the third time since 2018, NMSU has earned a gold-level New Mexico Family Friendly Business Award in recognition for its workplace policies. NMSU received the award from Family Friendly New Mexico, a statewide initiative developed to recognize businesses that have adopted family-friendly policies and practices. One of the most valuable benefits offered by NMSU is the Educational Assistance Program, a tuition waiver program available for eligible employees, their spouses or domestic partners, and their dependent children.