Tuition & Fees

$7,770

$22,268

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
43%
600-699
43%
400-499
14%
700-800
17%
600-699
50%
500-599
17%
400-499
16%
30-36
20%
24-29
43%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
16%
24-29
63%
18-23
21%
30-36
23%
24-29
51%
18-23
26%
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undergraduateRatios

70%

male

30%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Very Selective

21%

acceptance rate

Accepted 328
Declined + 1,185
Total Received 1,513
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Public

1,471

undergraduate students

538

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 4533
ACT 2642

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Location

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 2,009
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
43%
600-699
43%
400-499
14%
700-800
17%
600-699
50%
500-599
17%
400-499
16%
30-36
20%
24-29
43%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
16%
24-29
63%
18-23
21%
30-36
23%
24-29
51%
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

21%

acceptance rate

Accepted 328
Declined + 1,185
Total Received 1,513

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

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,524

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,770
Room & board $8,510
Books & supplies $1,106
Total $17,386
Average Financial Aid - $12,524
Total with Avg. Aid $4,862

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,394,482
State $363,844
Institutional
Other external $57,662
Total $2,815,988

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,971,064
Institutional $2,674,814
Other external $449,627
Total $5,095,505
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 428-TECH
F: 575 835-5959
financial_aid@nmt.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kenneth Aerts
Director of Financial Aid
financial_aid@nmt.edu

Majors

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

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Petroleum Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,009

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

1,471
students

Female
30%
443

Male
70%
1,028

27%

538
students

Female
46%
248

Male
54%
290

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,294
students

Female
28%
351

Male
72%
943

13%

177
students

Female
52%
92

Male
48%
85

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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

47%

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

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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