Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 2
Foreign Language 1
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Only Not reported Not reported
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not reported Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Not reported Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported Not reported
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
PO Box 30001
Las Cruces
NM
88003-8001
Phone
(575) 662-6678 x6678
Fax
(575) 646-6330
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
No set date
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Early Action Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Letters of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
High school course requirements: 4 units of English, 4 of math, 2 of science beyond general science, and 1 foreign language/fine art; must have 2.75 HS GPA, rank in the top 20 of graduating class, or ACT composite score of 21 (SAT of 1060 new format) required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
78% of 15,860 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 9,852 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 6,008 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,728 (22%) of 12,378 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,569 (20%) of 7,785 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,159 (25%) of 4,593 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
18%
3.75 - 3.99
18%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
13.7%
2.00 - 2.49
1.4%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 509 average , 450-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2.3%
Score of 600 - 700
11.7%
Score of 500 - 600
40.7%
Score of 400 - 500
36.8%
Score of 300 - 400
8.2%
Score of 200 - 300
0.3%
SAT EBRW: 526 average , 450-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3.3%
Score of 600 - 700
15.9%
Score of 500 - 600
39%
Score of 400 - 500
35.9%
Score of 300 - 400
5.6%
Score of 200 - 300
0.3%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
21 average , 17-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
4.6%
Score of 24 - 29
17.8%
Score of 18 - 23
49.3%
Score of 12 - 17
28.2%
Score of 6 - 11
0.2%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Math: 20
Score of 30 - 36
2.7%
Score of 24 - 29
18.9%
Score of 18 - 23
38.7%
Score of 12 - 17
39.4%
Score of 6 - 11
0.3%
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
ACT Eng: 20
Score of 30 - 36
5.1%
Score of 24 - 29
13.3%
Score of 18 - 23
39.4%
Score of 12 - 17
36%
Score of 6 - 11
6.1%
Score of 5 or Below
0.2%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 21%
Top quarter: 50%
Top half: 81%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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