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For Prospective Students

Welcome to the College of ACES

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James "Jim" Libbin

Whether you are a considering a transfer to an ACES major, thinking about New Mexico State University for your college career, a parent of a potential student, or a member of the academic family here at NMSU, welcome to the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences! We are thrilled that you are part of our ACES family or considering a move to join us.

Our students come from every county of New Mexico, every state of the nation and many countries; 40 percent are ethnic minorities and 20 percent come from farms and ranches. They study agricultural sciences, wildlife, environment, human nutrition, family, tourism management and more. Of our 22 bachelor's degree programs, 14 are offered nowhere else in New Mexico. We also offer or collaborate in five doctoral programs and thirteen master's degrees.

ACES is an exciting place to be. Our faculty are award-winning teachers, researchers and extension educators who have a strong commitment to serving the citizens of New Mexico and to extending the benefits of our research and collaborative endeavors throughout the world.

Because ACES encompasses vibrant communities of employers, faculty, alumni, and current students who work with real life concerns of real people, our students find rewarding careers in every corner of our nation and world - each one of our industries remain at the top of career opportunities.

The mission of the ACES Academic Programs Office is to serve the needs of the students and faculty in the College of ACES. NMSU is about discovery - it is a place where students can discover themselves and what they want to do with their lives. Every one of our ACES faculty and staff family welcome you and invite you to join us and share the fun and pride of being an Aggie!

ACES Academic Departments

Link to Agricultural and Extension Education Department. Link to Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business Department. Link to Animal and Range Science Department. Link to Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Weed Science (EPPWS) Department.
Link to Family and Consumer Sciences Department. Link to Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology. Link to Plant And Environmental Sciences Department. Link to School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.

ACES Resources

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