New Mexico State University
is located in Eddy County
, NM, and has an enrollment of about 1200.
NMSU-C has Divions in :Social Sciences, International Relations, and Special Studies; the Manufacturing Sector Development Program; Nursing, Allied Health, and Wellness; Communication Arts, Business Studies, Developmental Studies, Electronics, and Welding and the Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science programs.
There are 16 programs leading to Certificates and
Carlsbad has claim to being the home of New Mexico's first community college, which was founded in 1950.