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Tuition & Fees

$6,256

$18,184

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 365
Declined + 638
Total Received 1,003
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undergraduateRatios

70%

30%

male

female

1  :  13

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Computer Science/engineering
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School Facts

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, founded in 1889, is an undergraduate and graduate university specializing in science and engineering education and research. Its campus is located in Socorro, 75 miles south of Albuquerque.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,127
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 4533
ACT 2642

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Public

1,633

undergraduate students

494

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
6%
700-800
23%
600-699
45%
500-599
28%
400-499
4%
30-36
25%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
30-36
22%
24-29
64%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
52%
18-23
25%
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Socorro, NM

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Socorro, NM

320-acre main campus in Socorro (population: 8,911), 75 miles from Albuquerque. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Albuquerque.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
6%
700-800
23%
600-699
45%
500-599
28%
400-499
4%
30-36
25%
24-29
43%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
30-36
22%
24-29
64%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
52%
18-23
25%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $15
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Recommended

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 365
Declined + 638
Total Received 1,003

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Tony Ortiz
Director of Admissions
P: 800 428-TECH
F: 575 835-5989
admission@admin.nmt.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,298
Room & board $7,336
Additional fees $958
Books & supplies $1,066
Total $14,658
Average Financial Aid - $11,806
Total with Avg. Aid $2,852

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,806

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,313,798
State $397,230
Institutional
Other external $83,484
Total $2,794,512

Non-need-based

Federal
State $3,063,547
Institutional $2,819,260
Other external $508,470
Total $6,391,277

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Basic Sciences
Biology
Business
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication/Media Arts
Computer Science
Earth Science
Earth/Environmental Science
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
General Studies
Geochemistry
Geology
Geophysics
Hydrology
Industrial Mathematics
Information Technology
Management
Management of Technology
Materials Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mineral Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum/Natural Gas Engineering
Physics
Psychology
Science Teaching
Technical Communications
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Undergraduate

77%

1,633
students

Female
30%
487

Male
70%
1,146

Graduate

23%

494
students

Female
40%
197

Male
60%
297

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,443
students

Female
27%
385

Male
73%
1,058

undergraduatePart-time

12%

190
students

Female
54%
102

Male
46%
88

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

81%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 15

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
India
Nigeria
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Michael Voegerl
Director, Student Affairs and International Programs Coordinator
575 835-5121
international@admin.nmt.edu

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