Invest in your Future

Financial Aid and Scholarship Services supports the University’s LEADS strategic plan by providing access and equal opportunity for financial assistance to eligible students through federal, state, institutional, and private sources regardless of sex, color, age, or other circumstances. We believe that a college education is possible for everyone, and knowing your financial aid options can help you achieve your desired education and future. New Mexico State University is dedicated to providing as many opportunities as possible for incoming and continuing students.

Did you know that 75% of our student population has qualified for Financial Aid? Did you know that the average financial aid award package for 2017-18 was $10,038? Check out our financial aid resources that can help you see what a great investment you’ll be making in choosing to pursue a degree at NMSU.

How much does it cost to attend NMSU?

Visit our Cost of Attendance which demonstrates what a full student budget looks like at NMSU.

What types of aid are available?

There are several types of aid available, including federal and state grants and work-study, and federal loans. To be eligible for federal financial aid, you will need to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Students may also qualify for NMSU institutional scholarships based on their GPA and SAT/ACT scores that they have submitted with their admissions application. Lastly, students can apply for additional scholarships via Scholar Dollar$.

Who is eligible to receive aid?

Many of our NMSU students can qualify for federal, state, or institutional aid. Please check out Net Price Calculator to help determine what aid you may qualify for.