At New Mexico State University, the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) is an engine for economic and community development in the state of New Mexico, improving the lives of New Mexicans through academic, research, and Extension programs.

ACES academic programs help students discover new knowledge and become leaders in environmental stewardship, food and fiber production, water use and conservation, and improving the health of all New Mexicans.

The college's academic programs prepare students for a wide array of careers. Of our over 20 bachelor degree programs, 14 are offered nowhere else in New Mexico. We also offer three doctoral programs and nine master's degree programs.

The world needs you! A deep and broad pool of talent is needed to solve current and emerging global demands. NMSU’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, ACES, can provide you with the education, knowledge and life-changing experiences to develop your talents and passions. With an ACES education, you will be enabled to make an impact and positively shape not only your future, but the future of New Mexico and the world.

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What interests you?

At New Mexico State University, you can study a wide range of academic areas: natural resources, agriculture, food science, hospitality, animal & wildlife science, horticulture, family & consumer sciences, applied biology, and more.

Is NMSU ACES the right place to develop my interests and passions?

ACES is a very unique College. We unite traditional agricultural, environmental and social sciences to provide each and every student with an outstanding educational experience. ACES is highly diverse, and based on your interests and goals offers you an option of over 20 different majors.

The goal of our world-class faculty is to inspire and equip our students to make a difference. As an ACES student, you will be supported by our faculty and staff, and empowered to explore, gain new knowledge, and ultimately develop your passions and interests.

What will I experience as an NMSU ACES student?

Each and every ACES student is highly and equally valued. We love open doors and opening doors for our students. Our faculty are accessible and can actively guide you along your career pathway. We embrace hands-on learning, where you apply the new knowledge you gain in the classroom. In the classroom, you will learn from faculty who are global experts in their disciplines, which means you receive a world-class education.