New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

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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

Total undergrads: 1,344

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 287

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,173

Graduate enrollment: 577


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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


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


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 – General B

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

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

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