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New Mexico State University

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Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
+1 505-646-0111
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NMSU Is a Great University

NMSU is located in a great community, Las Cruces, NM. where the citizens are conservative and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Chili pepper institute was neat

We went to visit here because we wanted to check out the chili peppers. What an interesting place... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
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Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
+1 505-646-0111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NMSU is located in a great community, Las Cruces, NM. where the citizens are conservative and the community is safe with a low crime rate. The university offers great courses in engineering and agriculture. The tuition rates are low when compared to Eastern universities.

Thank bullfrog1776
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We went to visit here because we wanted to check out the chili peppers. What an interesting place. They have tons of chili peppers that they actually created at the university. The staff was very knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, offered samples, and answered lots of questions...More

Thank kaho01
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We love NMSU; great value for education. Great engineering school! Our family has had numerous attendees there. Great agricultural school.

Thank Sharie9471
Reviewed May 8, 2017

My husband graduated from here many years ago so we make the trip every year when possible. The Campus has changed and evolved over the years but the connection that all former students feel, remains. Beautiful campus with nice view of the Organ Mountains..

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We attended the Garth Brooks concert at the NMSU Pan American Center. It is an excellent venue. All the basics were there from ease of access and egress to having enough bathrooms for a 13000 seat arena. I'm sure that many organizations worked together to...More

Thank gblack7205
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

A lot has changed in 20 years! We had a good intro to financial aid & scholarship opportunities, along with a quick tour via golf cart of the dorms and campus. Lunch in the Toas cafe was was good but not particularly spectacular, hey cafeteria...More

Thank Jeccadawn
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This is a small baseball field but we had a nice time and enjoyed the facility. No parking issues or security concerns. It was a nice time for a few bucks (tickets were $4 )

Thank Masch40
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Farmers from Kansas on our annual winter trip. We got a chance to explore the campus looking for the chile pepper institute store. The store is in the Gerald Thomas Hall, on the second floor. Parking is available on the south side of the building....More

1  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed November 9, 2016

People here are very friendly and have a smile on their face. I enjoyed taking coffee at starbucks on S.Espina and walked all the way to South-east of the campus. Beautiful Organ mountains on the east are definitely a good view and Sunsets on the...More

1  Thank Raguna A
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We had the pleasure to visit the Chile Pepper Institute und there Garden. Never saw so many different Chile Peppers in my life.

1  Thank ThomasZenger
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, First, you might want to know about the guest fee the summing pool has, which is 10$ per day. There is a membership but I guess it only applies for the relatives of students, staff and faculty members (I am not... More