How to apply through the Graduate School

U. S. Citizen & Permanent Resident Applicants

People smiling at cameraLook over the MOLB-ILS Faculty Research Interests and contact faculty you may be interested in working with.

Send them an e-mail describing your interests, career goals, and the research you would like to pursue.

Fill out an on-line Application Form with the NMSU Graduate School with the required application fee.


NOTE: GRE Scores - no longer required

Required documents for the Graduate School:

  • Application for Admission
  • No Application Fee Required
  • Transcripts
  • Graduate Advisor Form
  • Letter of Interest
  • 3 Reference Letters


International Applicants

If you are international, and have questions pertaining to Visas, 1-20 or DS-2019, etc., please contact the International Student Studies, (ISSS) Office.

FALL APPLICATIONS: For best fall consideration, it is recommended you submit your application by January 30th.  The process will continue until all positions are filled.


The Recruiting Committee is under no obligation to review incomplete applications. All items, needed to complete an application, must be received by the MOLB Office by the deadlines.