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Costs, Payment Options and Financial Assistance
Tuition, fees and related costs
Scholarships and funding sources
- The International Alumni Scholarship waives non-resident tuition to resident tuition (approximately 70% reduction on regular tuition and fees), plus a small stipend (cash award) each semester. The award is based on applicant’s GPA (grade point average) and TOEFL scores. It is only awarded to new incoming students, and is renewable subject to GPA requirements a maximum of 8 semesters. It requires an application, see the award criteria and application.
- The International Out-of-State Tuition Waiver Scholarship is similar to the International Alumni Scholarship, but does not award a stipend. No application is necessary, all incoming admitted international students are considered. It is also based upon GPA and TOEFL scores. See the eligibility criteria.
- Graduate assistantships are working positions usually in one’s field of study in the form of a teaching or research position. If interested, applicants should contact the academic department directly to inquire.
- NMSU Student Employment Service offers on-campus employment on a part-time basis. To find suitable positions, students use the on-line campus employment webpages to register and apply for jobs. International students can only apply for regular student employment, and are not eligible for work-study positions. Employment is limited to 20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters.