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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Also known as New Mexico Tech

801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM

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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is a public institution located in Socorro, NM and provides a large number of degree programs for students. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled yearly at New Mexico Tech.

Areas of study available at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology include but are not limited to:

  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school transcripts, which are then studied by the admissions office. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to this school. Scores between 23 to 28 on the ACT or 1110 to 1340 on the SAT are needed to greatly increase the chance of acceptance. Approximately 70% of all applicant were accepted at this school, with 75% of those accepted choosing to enroll.  More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition & fees at New Mexico Tech are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs around $5,800 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $17,000 per year. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $3,000. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students can take a look at the school's primary web portal at www.nmt.edu to see additional information about the school's academic offerings and student qualifications.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is about 2,200, with undergraduate students making up about 75% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

$12,500

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $15 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $5,600-$6,700
    • Out-of-State: $18,000-$21,700
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $230-$280 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $750-$900 per credit unit
  • on campus dorms & meals are estimated to cost around $9,100

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$6,817
Receiving Student Loans48%$4,987
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology may provide services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 44%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years19%
Graduating in 5 Years20%
Graduating in 6 Years6%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

College Video Tour

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
24.45%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
92%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
6

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,791