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New Mexico State University
Research Overview

A land-grant institution founded in 1888, NMSU is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) under Title III and Title V programs administered by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education. Ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a RU/H (Research University with high research activity) institution, NMSU's research expenditures exceeded $133 million for FY13. In addition, according to NSF statistics, NMSU ranks third among all HSIs based on the FY11 research expenditures. More data about research at NMSU >>.

NMSU's research areas include Animal and Range Science; Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics; Computer Science, and Computer and Electrical Engineering; Energy and Biofuels; Environment and Ecology; Medical and Health Sciences; Plant and Soil Sciences; Space; and Water.