Why Attend NMSU-A?

At NMSU Alamogordo you will find…

A fit for who you are:

Individualized Support

  • Small Classes creating greater opportunities for interaction with peers and faculty
  • Caring faculty committed to quality and your success
  • Academic Support Center (ASC) provides tutoring
  • Free placement and career testing

Flexibility and Options

  • 50% of classes online!
  • Evening course offerings to accommodate work schedules
  • Earn a quality education without leaving home
  • Offers programs for immediate career opportunities
  • Open admissions policy (No ACT/SAT required)
  • Core course transfer to any NM College or University


  • 24 different scholarships offered
  • Awarded $400,000 in scholarships last year!
  • Tuition per credit hour is a fraction of other colleges and universities
  • Financial Aid staff here to assist in finding funding

At NMSU Alamogordo, you can stay close, but go far! NMSU-A degree programs, faculty, staff, and great support services such as the Townsend Library will help ensure that you succeed as a student. With 50% of our courses taught online, you can take our courses from any state, country, or nation in the world!