Real Estate


The census designated area known as University Park is part of the Las Cruces metro area and includes all kinds of housing options, particularly those that are associated with New Mexico State University. With a high percentage of college students, University Park is definitely a fine place to purchase real estate, whether as an investment property or as a primary residence.

Homes for sale in University Park are as eclectic as the population, with properties ranging from condos, apartments and townhomes to single family homes, all within a short distance from New Mexico State University. As the area continues to grow, newer developments are taking their place alongside well-established communities that make up the University Park homes for sale.

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Sitting south of the downtown area, University Park and the campus are like a miniature city of its own. Located just off I-25 and I-10, the NMSU campus is the heart of the community and the center of events, entertainment and things to do. The total Land area for University Park, located in Dona Ana County, is 1.6 square miles and has an estimated population of approximately 2,732 residents.

When it comes to things to see and do in University Park, residents have the university to rely on for year round activities. Sporting events at NMSU are very popular, with football, basketball, cross country, baseball, golf, tennis, golf, soccer, swimming, softball and more. Theatrical productions, music concerts and guest speakers occur frequently, bringing in more arts and culture to the community. There are also two museums on campus. The NMSU Arthropod Museum has more than 155,000 specimens of ancient life, while The University Museum houses all kinds of historic cultural artifacts.

Living in University Park means that residents have access to all the fun things to enjoy in the greater Las Cruces area. Notable nature attractions in and around Las Cruces include Mesilla Valley Bosque State Parks, and Dripping Springs Natural Area. Residents must visit the Farmers and Crafts Market of Las Cruces, which brings in thousands of visitors each week. For history attractions, White Sands Missile Range tops the list, followed by other historic sites like Lake Valley Historic Townsite, Old Mesilla Village, and San Albino Church. Other attractions include Fountain Theatre, New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, Space Murals Museum, No Strings Theatre Company, Las Cruces Museum of Fine Arts and Culture, Gadsden Museum and much more.

No matter what type of home that home buyers in Las Cruces are seeking, they are bound to find something they like in University Park. If home buyers desire to be close to the university or close to those who attend the university, either as a student or as an employee, there is nowhere better to find a place than among the University Park real estate options.