Peer Institutions

Below is a list of NMSU’s peer institutions. These institutions share many similarities with NMSU—geographically, demographically, and academically. Most data and survey reports that discuss NMSU’s performance relative to that of its ‘peer institutions’ generally refer to this group of institutions. Click on the links below to learn more about our peers.


Institution Name Location/Campus Institution ID Institution Website Institution Research Website
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 1268181
Iowa State University Ames, IA 153603
Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 155399
Montana State University Bozeman, MT 180461
Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK 207388
Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 209542
Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX 229115
University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 104179
University of Idaho Moscow, ID 142285
University of Nevada – Reno Reno, NV 182290
University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 187985
University of Texas-El Paso El Paso, TX 228796
University of Wyoming Laramie, WY 240727
Utah State University Logan, UT 230728
Washington State University Pullman, WA 236939