NMSU is proud to be a comprehensive university and home to a dynamic and multicultural population of more than 23,000 students. NMSU holds a place in the top one-third of institutions of higher education in Forbes’ America’s Best Colleges. The data contained in the following table is offered for general guidance only for new applicants and prospective applicants. Every attempt is made to keep this information up-to-date and accurate. Applicants are strongly encouraged to be in contact with the department of their interest, to confirm this data. The degrees will be offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering under NMSU College of Engineering, said program head Thomas Burton in a news release.