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Tuition & Fees

$6,613

$19,137

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 395
Declined + 1,233
Total Received 1,628
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undergraduateRatios

70%

30%

male

female

1  :  12

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 2,150
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

1,617

undergraduate students

533

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
40%
500-599
33%
400-499
16%
700-800
18%
600-699
47%
500-599
30%
400-499
5%
30-36
21%
24-29
40%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
30-36
18%
24-29
62%
18-23
20%
30-36
23%
24-29
50%
18-23
27%
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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
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
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
68%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
40%
500-599
33%
400-499
16%
700-800
18%
600-699
47%
500-599
30%
400-499
5%
30-36
21%
24-29
40%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
30-36
18%
24-29
62%
18-23
20%
30-36
23%
24-29
50%
18-23
27%

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 Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

24%

acceptance rate

Accepted 395
Declined + 1,233
Total Received 1,628

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 $5,563
Room & board $7,336
Additional fees $1,050
Books & supplies $1,066
Total $15,015
Average Financial Aid - $12,676
Total with Avg. Aid $2,339

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,676

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,359,924
State $393,414
Institutional
Other external $107,638
Total $2,860,976

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,930,079
Institutional $2,724,824
Other external $393,019
Total $6,047,922

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Basic Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Science
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%

1,617
students

Female
30%
478

Male
70%
1,139

Graduate

25%

533
students

Female
42%
226

Male
58%
307

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,423
students

Female
27%
379

Male
73%
1,044

undergraduatePart-time

12%

194
students

Female
52%
99

Male
48%
95

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
27%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

76%

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 13
Countries most often represented China
Ethiopia
Kazakhstan
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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