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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Socorro, NM, USA
3.71 Average Rating

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is a doctoral-level university that focuses on STEM disciplines, including information technology, computer science, physics and civil engineering. The campus is situated in the Rio Grande Valley, which features an 18-hole golf course. The university also conducts various research initiatives based on-campus. These include analyzing the scientific data of lightning, cloud physics, and water chemistry based on experiments from the nearby Magdalena Ridge Observatory. On-campus research also includes quantifying data that is transmitted from the school’s volcano observatory in Antarctica on the active Mount Erebus.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
22%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Other June 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
11%
91%
Submitting ACT
26%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1191
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,895
Total Number of Undergrads
1,412
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
55%
20-39 Students
30%
40-99 Students
14%
0
100
20%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
47%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,741
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,770
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$22,268
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,510
Books and Supplies
$1130

Aid & Grants

0
100
82%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
93%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,883
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
93%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,976
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,346

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
56%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,355
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$207
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
70%
30%
Student Organizations
55
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
45%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

School Colors
Gold/Silver
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Albuquerque
Denver
Houston
Santa Fe
San Francisco
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
72%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$61,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.71 Average Rating
nmt is a place for students who want to work hard. it is very affordable and provides an excellent education.
alexander from albuquerque, nm
New Mexico Tech is wildly underrated by prospective students.It's so small that opportunities are abundant. Classes are excellent.
Quintessa from Socorro, NM
Tech is a great place for those who want a good education. You have to be a special kind of person to go here though. You have to be dedicated and enjoy small towns.
Steven
New Mexico Tech is a very good School, and has one of the most difficult curriculum I've seen. However, the reputation of the school with companies across the globe has allowed graduates from this school to easily acquire high paying jobs. So, though the school may be very tough, it is worth it in the end.
Marc from Socorro, NM
The learning environment is excellent. There is help whenever you need it. Everyone is very sociable.
Levi