The following are categories of graduate students at New Mexico State University. A student seeking admission to a graduate program is assigned one of the following categories based upon previous academic performance.
An applicant whose scholastic record is satisfactory will be admitted as a regular student. This classification includes:
an applicant whose gpa is greater than or equal to 3.0 or a gpa greater than or equal to 3.0 in the last half of undergraduate work,
an international applicant whose gpa (or its equivalent) is greater than or equal to 3.0,
a continuing graduate student whose gpa is greater than or equal to 3.0, or
a student with prior graduate work at another institution whose minimum gpa is 3.0.
To be considered for admission to a doctoral program, an applicant must have a minimum gpa of 3.0. Some doctoral degree programs also require a master’s degree or its equivalent