Transfer Equivalency
How Your Credits Transfer

NMSU understands the importance of getting all the facts before making a decision on where to complete your degree. The steps below outline how credits transfer to NMSU.

Understand NMSU's General Transfer Rules
  • NMSU accepts transfer credit from regionally accredited colleges and universities.
  • Credits earned at community/junior colleges and universities are always transferred at the lower division level.
  • Credits earned at a four-year institution are transferred at both the lower and upper division credit, depending on what level the original course was taught.
Transfer Military Credits to NMSU

NMSU is a military and veteran friendly university. Find out about how military credits transfer to NMSU and additional resources available through the NMSU Military and Veterans Program website.

Determine How Your Credits Will Transfer

You can use the following Transfer Course Equivalency Search tool to help you determine how your credits will transfer to NMSU. Your transcripts will be officially evaluated when you apply for admission to NMSU. If admitted, you will receive a transfer evaluation that shows how your credits to NMSU and how they will fit into our graduation requirements.

The Transfer Course Equivalency Search tool serves as a general guide in evaluation of any courses. Transferability and applicability of any given course is not guaranteed until evaluated upon application. Specific course equivalencies require review based upon the unique characteristics of each college and university and may differ from one institution to another. Please contact the respective NMSU academic department for specific degree requirement.

NMSU reserves the right to modify these course equivalencies at any time based on curriculum changes and program requirements.

If you cannot find your institution listed or have any questions please call at 575-646-3121 or email university admissions.

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