New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

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School Overview

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, founded as the New Mexico School of Mines in 1889 and often referred to as New Mexico Tech, is a four-year university located in the city of Soccorro, in the state of New Mexico.

New Mexico Tech offers a comprehensive selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for aspiring academics and career-oriented professionals. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in over thirty fields of study including mineral engineering, management, technology, communication and management, the sciences and technology, among others. In fact, New Mexico Tech is well known as one of the top science and engineering schools in the United States. The university also offers a variety of post-graduate master’s and doctoral degrees. New Mexico Tech was recently named one of the top engineering and science institutions in the nation by the National Science Foundation.

General Information

Admission Office

801 Leroy Place

Socorro, NM 87801

(575) 835-5424

(800) 428-8324

Fax: (575) 835-5989



Contact: Mike Kloeppel

Director of Admission
Main Address

801 Leroy Place

Socorro, NM 87801

(575) 835-5011

www.nmt.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,344

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 287

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,173

Graduate enrollment: 577

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 35%


College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B

Engineering

Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Environmental Engineering B
Materials Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Metallurgical Engineering B
Mining/Mineral Engineering B
Petroleum B

English Language & Literature

Technical/Business Writing B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Physical Sciences

Astrophysics B
Atmospheric PhysicsDynamics B
Chemistry B
Geology B
GeophysicsSeismology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 428-8324
Website: www.nmt.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://banweb7.nmt.edu/
Address: 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,895
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,779 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,770
Out-of-state Tuition: $22,268
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,673

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 211
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 211
Education 1
Engineering 863
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 111
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Physical Sciences 1467
Psychology 1
Grand total 22221713

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,770
Out-of-state $22,268
Books and supplies $1,130

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $8,037
Out-of-state $23,560

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 232 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 226 95% $6,673
Student loan aid 147 62% $5,099

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,058 72% $6,627
Federal student loans 694 47% $6,712

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,740 1,083 657
Percent admitted 100% 27% 17%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 20% 12%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,895
Undergraduate enrollment 1,412
Graduate enrollment 483

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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