New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI)

101 W. College Blvd., Roswell, NM

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New Mexico Military Institute, NMMI, is found in the southwest New Mexico region and was founded back in the year 1891. The institute is divided into three main sections; preparatory high school, junior college and military college which all offer training in preparation to become cadets. It is thus a highly selective institution in terms of student admissions. The academic and training processes are very thorough in order to produce high-quality graduates who will be able to deliver when taken to the field of work.

Some of the courses and trainings offered include Military Science, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps ROTC, Business Law, Microbiology and Computer Graphic Design. The Military Institute also offers advanced career guidance in order to provide the cadets with more choices in the future. Physical fitness programs are also available for individual cadets as well as those who choose to join athletic teams.  NMMI is proud to have some of the finest facilities in the state.

Individuals who are interested in attending are encouraged to timely submit an application for a chance to become a student at NMMI. One can access their home page at to learn more about financial aid qualifications, tuition, degree programs and much more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants NMMI accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at New Mexico Military Institute is about 430, where graduate students make up roughly 54% of the student body.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $85 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

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 Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships85%$7,489
Receiving Student Loans20%$5,033
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, New Mexico Military Institute may offer services like:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance

Graduation Rates

New Mexico Military Institute has an overall graduation rate which is close to 43%.

Intercollegiate Athletics

New Mexico Military Institute is a Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with many of the sports being in the NJCAA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map