The M.A. Program in Anthropology at NMSU is enrolled as an eligible graduate program under the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP). WRGP allows master’s, graduate certificate, and doctoral students who are residents of Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) member states to enroll in graduate programs outside of their home state and pay in-state resident tuition. Residents of the following states and territories are eligible to attend the M.A. Program in Anthropology at NMSU for in-state tuition rates:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • U.S. Pacific Territories and Freely Associate States
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Interested graduate applicants should apply directly to the NMSU Graduate School and identify themselves as WICHE WRGP applicants. WRGP applicants must meet NMSU’s WRGP admission requirements and deadlines.

For more information, please check out the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) at https://www.wiche.edu/wrgp.

If you have further questions about the WRGP program and your eligibility, please contact the Anthropology Graduate Advisor.