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Tuition & Fees

$7,322

$19,250

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 350
Declined + 738
Total Received 1,088
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undergraduateRatios

70%

30%

male

female

1  :  13

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Computer Science
  3. Petroleum 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 2,134
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

Social Networks

Public

1,604

undergraduate students

530

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
35%
500-599
34%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
700-800
20%
600-699
43%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
30-36
25%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
21%
24-29
59%
18-23
20%
30-36
21%
24-29
53%
18-23
26%
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Socorro, NM

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Socorro, NM

320-acre main campus in Socorro (population: 8,906), 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
40%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
35%
500-599
34%
400-499
12%
300-399
2%
700-800
20%
600-699
43%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
30-36
25%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
21%
24-29
59%
18-23
20%
30-36
21%
24-29
53%
18-23
26%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 350
Declined + 738
Total Received 1,088

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

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,256
Room & board $7,336
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

75%

1,604
students

Female
30%
487

Male
70%
1,117

Graduate

25%

530
students

Female
44%
231

Male
56%
299

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,418
students

Female
28%
391

Male
72%
1,027

undergraduatePart-time

12%

186
students

Female
52%
96

Male
48%
90

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

85%

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
Egypt
Nepal
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Titia Barham
International Programs Coordinator
575 835-5060
international_undergrad@admin.nmt.edu

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