New Mexico State University, a Hispanic-serving institution, is a comprehensive research, land-grant institution classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with high research activity. The NMSU system serves a diverse population statewide with excellent teaching, cutting-edge research and invaluable outreach and public service via a doctoral-level university; four community colleges; 33 county and three tribal Cooperative Extension Offices; 12 Agricultural Experiment Station science centers and a classroom center in Albuquerque.