Tuition & Fees

$7,184

$20,992

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

70%

30%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Very Selective

23%

acceptance rate

Accepted 390
Declined + 1,273
Total Received 1,663
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Public

1,569

undergraduate students

566

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
46%
500-599
24%
400-499
9%
300-399
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
47%
500-599
30%
400-499
9%
30-36
22%
24-29
42%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
30-36
17%
24-29
59%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
50%
18-23
26%
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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 2,135
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)

Socorro, NM

320-acre main campus in Socorro (population: 8,612), 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
89%
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
35%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
46%
500-599
24%
400-499
9%
300-399
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
47%
500-599
30%
400-499
9%
30-36
22%
24-29
42%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
30-36
17%
24-29
59%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
30-36
24%
24-29
50%
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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

23%

acceptance rate

Accepted 390
Declined + 1,273
Total Received 1,663

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@nmt.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,184
Room & board $8,202
Books & supplies $1,106
Total $16,492
Average Financial Aid - $13,264
Total with Avg. Aid $3,228

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,264

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,461,244
State $379,049
Institutional
Other external $125,505
Total $2,965,798

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,961,084
Institutional $2,646,603
Other external $429,862
Total $6,037,549

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

73%

1,569
students

Female
30%
471

Male
70%
1,098

Graduate

27%

566
students

Female
41%
232

Male
59%
334

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,388
students

Female
28%
375

Male
72%
1,013

undergraduatePart-time

12%

181
students

Female
54%
96

Male
46%
85

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

73%

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
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