NMSU and Las Cruces


The beautiful city of Las Cruces is home to New Mexico State University. Las Cruces is situated in the Chihuahuan desert, and sits below the magnificent Organ Mountains. The climate is excellent year-round, and highly conducive to outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include hiking, skiing in the mountain towns of
Ruidoso and Cloudcroft, historic Old Mesilla, White Sands National Monument, waterfullres_Mesilla, Gate.1994
sports at Elephant Butte State Park, and many others. Las Cruces has a strong agricultural industry, with pecan trees and colorful fields of chile spotting the Mesilla Valley. Come visit NMSU!


Useful websites:


Department of Animal and Range Sciences

Animal and Range Sciences Faculty and Staff

NMSU “At a glance”

College of ACES

Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce



NMSU Howard Hughes Medical Institute