About NMSU & Las Cruces, NM
Greetings from Las Cruces, NM USA
Nestled in the fertile Mesilla Valley between the majestic Organ Mountains and the meandering Rio Grande, Las Cruces, New Mexico, is quickly becoming a popular southwestern destination. Our ideal location at the crossroads of Interstate 10 and 25 brings visitors into contact with spectacular year-round golf, unique special events, world-class Mexican food, historic attractions and three national monuments – Organ Mountain Desert Peaks, White Sands National Monument, and the Prehistoric Track Ways National Monument – all located less than an hour from Las Cruces! The city is a blend of unique attractions, culture, historical sites and superb year-round weather with 320 days of sunshine per year!
About New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University (NMSU) sits on a 900-acre campus and enrolls more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College and is home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. A Hispanic-serving institution, NMSU serves a multi-cultural population of students and community members across the state at five campuses, a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, cooperative extension offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. Plus, distance education programs give students maximum flexibility.
For more information about NMSU, visit https://www.nmsu.edu/about.html#discover and https://rankings.nmsu.edu and for an excellent video presentation of New Mexico State University see https://youtu.be/OirhrP7rTxc