Las Cruces Private Schools

Las Cruces Catholic Schools
The mission of the Las Cruces Catholic Schools is to “develop the student’s spiritual, academic, social and physical assets. The service that we provide to our students, families, community and church represents a mirror of our true report card.” Holy Cross Campus offers quality education for boys and girls from pre-school through eighth grade. The professionally qualified faculty “carries on the tradition of Catholic education.”

 For Full Details Visit their Website: www.zianet.com/lccatholicschool

Mesilla Valley Christian School
The vision of MVCS is to “lead Christian School education in New Mexico.” MVCS places “high priority upon academic excellence and teaching young people from a biblical world view in all subjects.” Mesilla Valley Christian School is “non-denominational in its admissions policies” and is “non-discriminatory to students, faculty and staff on the basis of sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin in its policies and programs. Mesilla Valley Christian School is open to students from kindergarten through twelfth grade.

For Full Details Visit their Website:  www.mvcsonline.com

Mission Lutheran School
The Lutheran School system is the second largest parochial school system in the county. With that foundation and history, Mission Lutheran School strives to reach the families of Las Cruces by providing a strong, traditional academic program within a Christian environment. Mission Lutheran School is the next best thing to being home.

There is no website:

Mission Lutheran School
2752 N. Roadrunner Parkway, Las Cruces, NM 88011
Phone: (505) 532-5489 • Mlschool@zianet.com


New Mexico State University (NMSU)

Founded in 1888, New Mexico State University is the state’s land-grant institution providing many educational opportunities through its statewide presence.

NMSU is a true reflection of the region’s vibrant mix of ethnic and cultural communities. NMSU combines a personalized small college setting with the resources of a large university. Highlights and Excellence:

* Recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a major research university and ranked in that institution’s top category – Level one – Research Intensive with ground-breaking research in biosciences, natural resources, aerospace, agriculture, engineering, information sciences and United States-Mexico border development.

* Designated a NASA Space Grant College

*Home to New Mexico’s only Honors College

The total enrollment for the main campus and four branch campuses in the fall of 2007 was 28,821 with 16,726 students at the Las Cruces campus. The total faculty numbers 1,788, with more than 84 percent of the full-time faculty holding doctoral degrees. The faculty-to-student ratio is 1:19. Programs offered include 81 bachelor’s degrees, 50 master’s degrees, 20 doctoral degrees, and two specialists in education programs.

NMSU contributes immeasurable to the area’s arts and recreational offerings with museum, art galleries, symphony and other musical ensembles, professional theater, national performers, PBS, NPR campus stations, a full 6-sport WAC athletics program, golf, tennis, and swimming facilities open to the public. NMSU is an integral part of our community’s educational, cultural and economic fabric.

The University Website: http://www.nmsu.edu/ is an excellent source for information about virtually every aspect of the University’s services, students, faculty, and facilities. Here’s what you need to know AboutNMSU.

http://about.nmsu.edu/ is another great place to start.