Admissions

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Enroll at NMSU Carlsbad

Apply for admission here or by downloading and completing this application. Applications are also available in Student Services, room 111.

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Pay for School

Apply for financial aid by completing a FAFSA form.

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Testing Registration

  • To sign up for the Compass Test, call Testing & Assessment Services at (575) 234-9322.
  • Review test prep material in the TEAM Center or view sample questions here.
  • If needed, talk to the Special Needs Coordinator about testing accommodations for students with disabilities.

Testing Waiver

Compass may be waived if you have met the following criteria:

  • You student have taken the ACT within the last year.
  • You are transferring in math, reading or English courses.
  • You are pursuing certain vocational programs.

Talk to an academic advisor in the Counseling & Student Development Center for more information.

Testing Dates

Compass Testing will be held April 1 through August 29 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. in Room 221.

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Register for Classes

  • Create a myNMSU account.
  • Meet with an academic advisor in Room 107 to select classes and register.
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Pay Tuition

Pay tuition and fees by mail, phone, in person, or online here.