MPA Graduate School Admission

Domestic Student Admissions

Before a student can be considered for admission to the MPA Program, they must meet the admission requirements of the New Mexico State University Graduate School. To initiate this process, complete the enclosed application form and return it in duplicate along with a non-refundable $30 application fee to:

The Graduate School
PO Box 30001/MSC 3G
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
(575) 646-2736

Applicants must arrange with each institution previously attended to have one official transcript of their undergraduate and graduate work send directly to the Graduate School in sealed envelopes. Action cannot be taken on an application until all transcripts have been received. Students may submit the application form electronically and pay the $30 application fee on-line by visiting the Graduate School’s web site (

International Student Admissions

The enclosed form for admission to the Graduate School is intended for domestic students only. International students must seek admission through International Programs. Materials and inquiries concerning international admission procedures should be directed to:

International Programs
PO Box 30001/MSC 3567
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
(575) 646-5483

International students are encouraged to visit the International Program’s web site at (