Aggie bragging rights Fall 2019

Center for World University Rankings lists NMSU among top four percent

According to the 2019-2020 Center for World University Rankings, NMSU has been ranked in the top four percent of institutions of higher education worldwide. With 20,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide evaluated, this year NMSU ranked 783rd overall and earned a national rank of 187th. 

The Center for World University Rankings distributes the only global university performance tables that gauge both the quality of education and training of students along with prestige of faculty members and the quality of their research without the use of surveys and university data submissions. 

NMSU ranks as a national top tier university

For the seventh time in eight years, NMSU has been recognized as a top tier university according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for 2020 National University rankings. NMSU also ranked as a top public university and a top performer on social mobility as well as for ethnic diversity. The rankings are based on assessment of excellence, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate performances, and the number of alumni who give back. 

Hispanic Outlook features NMSU on Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics

In the August 2019 issue of The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine, NMSU has been recognized on the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics list. NMSU ranked 48th in both total enrollment for four-year schools and total graduate degrees granted, master’s and doctoral degrees, using data from the Department of Education. 

Computer science ranks in top 25 nationally

NMSU ranked 22nd among four-year public universities in the U.S., which includes more than 200 institutions, for enrolling and graduating women in computer science, according to a recent data analysis compiled by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The Chronicle analyzes data on higher education to compare colleges on various measures and publishes its analysis in a weekly feature called “Chronicle Lists,” put together by Ruth Hammond, a senior editor. The data is from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, published by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.