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135 Mile Waiver

FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATES

Eligible undergraduate and graduate students are assessed a tuition rate very similar to New Mexico tuition rates. To be eligible, a student must be:

  • admitted to the NMSU – Las Cruces campus as a degree seeking student in academic good standing.
    • Undergraduate incoming freshmen must meet standard freshman admission requirements.
    • Undergraduate transfer students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and meet standard admission requirements.
    • Graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and meet standard graduate school admission requirements.
  • a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
  • a resident of Texas and live within 135 miles of the NMSU main campus.

Renewal requirements:

  • Undergraduate student, complete 12 undergraduate hours each semester
    • And earn a minimum 2.5 semester GPA
    • Graduate student, complete a minimum of 9 graduate hours each semester
      • And earn a minimum of 3.0 semester GPA
      • renewable for a maximum of eight semesters, provided the student meets all other eligibility requirements

Note: Participation for students transferring to NMSU will be reduced by the number of semesters transferred.