New Mexico State University is located in Las Cruces New Mexico between the intersection of Interstate 25 and Interstate 10 south of downtown. It is a land grant university and the second largest four-year university in the state. It is the only research extensive land-grant US – Mexico border institution in the country.
New Mexico State University is a land grant university and the second largest four year university in New Mexico. It was founded in 1888 as the Las Cruces college to teach agriculture. The university received its current name in 1960 and currently enrolls around 20,000 students. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees through a wide range of programs at its main campus and four community colleges. This university is also the only research extensive, land grant, USA-Mexico border institution classified by the Federal government as Hispanic serving.
With such an amazing university in Las Cruces, there are many students, employees, faculty and other staff who are looking to purchase homes in the area. There are tons of great single family homes and townhomes in the area available for purchase.
Ranging in price from $78,000 to around $234,000 homes within a one mile radius of where the university sits on E. University Ave are quite affordable. Many of these homes were built in the 1960s and are part of spacious and mature neighborhoods with grand shade trees and properties that are well kept and offer the southwest feel you’d expect for New Mexico.
One beautiful town home that’s available features two bedrooms and two bathrooms within 1,128 square feet. It has a stucco exterior and attached garage and is listed for $87,000.
One of the gorgeous single family homes you can find in the same area is a three bedroom with two bath home with 1,607 square feet of living space. This home of ranch architecture sits on .31 acres and offers an attached two car garage.
Las Cruces near New Mexico State University is definitely a great option to lay down roots so why not go ahead and start your property search today!
New Mexico State University has campuses all over the state including Alamogordo, Donna Ana, Carlsbad, Albuquerque, Grants and county extension offices. Their focus on science, engineering, aerospace and mathematics makes them a key leader in the state and in the country.Homes near NMSU
Although there are many places to live on campus in the dorms and adult housing, you may find your niche outside of the campus in one of the many neighborhoods and residential communities surrounding the campus. The community that the campuses and is considered University Park and there are several homes on the east side of I-25 and the southwest side of I-10. The majority of neighborhoods with higher density populations are set to the north of the campus with home prices starting about $78,000. These homes range up to about $200,000 although that is on the high end of properties in this area. The majority of properties are single-family homes although you can find a few townhomes, duplexes and condominiums for sale that start on the lower end of the pricing scale.
While these properties are close to the campus you may find that bike riding or catching public transportation is a better way to commute. Walking is fine but it might take you a while considering the roads and distance away from where you need to be on campus. Communities such as Mesilla Park sit southwest of the campus and offer several residential neighborhoods. Those that are North East of the campus are surrounded by the NMSU golf course you may find properties with golf course views or higher-end properties.
Because prices change frequently call me for more accurate description and pricing structure of homes surrounding the campus. If you’re looking for investment properties, commercial housing, multi family homes or simply looking for a property close by for faculty and staff, call me today. image by Skeen Hall of NMSU, Las Cruces, NM. Abraham Sanogo, 2008