Undergraduate Admissions

Join our Innovative and Research-Driven Program in Communication Studies

By choosing a B.A. in Communication Studies at NMSU, you are embarking on a transformative journey that prepares you for a dynamic and rewarding career. Join our inclusive community of aspiring professionals and talented faculty, where community is celebrated, research is valued, and creativity is cultivated. Together, we will equip you with the Communication skills, experiences, and networks necessary to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing environment.

The Department of Communication Studies is located on New Mexico State University’s main campus in Las Cruces, in southern New Mexico. Located about 50 miles north of El Paso, Texas, and its neighbor, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Las Cruces is a vibrant, multicultural community surrounded by beautiful skies, sun, and natural scenery, all year round. Known as the City of the Crosses, Las Cruces is the second-largest city in New Mexico.


How to Apply:

The Department of Communication Studies offers both in-person and online undergraduate degree options, see below for detailed instructions.


Main Campus: Face-to-Face 

If you are not currently a student at NMSU, you can apply for our face-to-face program here.


Requirements For Admission 
  • Application forms, admission requirements, and procedures for regular, transfer, and foreign students and NMSU’s undergraduate catalog are all available online or by written request to the Director of Admission, Box 3A, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003-0003.


Financial Aid
  • For primary consideration for financial aid, you should be first admitted to NMSU.
  • For general information about undergraduate scholarships, loans, grants, and work-study, go online or write to the NMSU Office of Financial Aid, Box 5100, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003-0003.


To study online with NMSU Global, apply here for our online asynchronous undergraduate degree. 


Current Students

To declare your major or change your major, go here.



Please contact our office for any questions regarding admissions or scholarships: 

Department Email
Main Office: 304 Communication Sciences
Office Phone Number: (575) 646-2801