NMSU: Department of Geography
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New Mexico State University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography

Graduate Student FAQs

How do I apply to the geography graduate program at NMSU?
Is a GRE score required for the application?
What are the prerequisites for admission in terms of previous course work?
What kinds of funding are available?
What are my on-campus housing options?
How do I apply as an international applicant?
What do I need to do to get a recommendation from my professor or others?
Whom do I contact if I have additional questions about the geography graduate program?


Q: How do I apply to the geography graduate program at NMSU

A: Please click here for information about the application process and required materials.

Q: Is a GRE score required for the application?

A: No.

Q: What are the prerequisites for admission in terms of previous course work?

A: A degree on Geography or a related filed is encouraged, but not required. The departmental Graduate Director will assess you transcripts and determine which courses are deficiencies and need to be taken in addition to the regular graduate class requirements.

Q: What kinds of funding are available?

A: Please click here for funding opportunities.

Q: What are my on-campus housing options?

A: Click here and here for information.

Q: How do I apply as an international applicant?

A: Click here for information.

Q: What do I need to do to get a recommendation from my professor or others?

A: The answer to this question depends on who you ask to give you a reference. However, if you follow these guidelines, you should be successful.

Q: Whom do I contact if I have additional questions about the geography graduate program?

A: Please contact the Geography Department's Graduate Director, Dr. Daniel Dugas, if you have additional questions.