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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

School Profile

  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologyPublic Four-year Liberal Arts College in Socorro, NM
  • Acceptance Rate: 35%
  • Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 1,344
First-year Undergraduate Students: 287
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 1,173
Graduate Students: 577

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Astrophysics
  • Bachelor of Atmospheric PhysicsDynamics
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of GeophysicsSeismology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Materials Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mining/Mineral Engineering
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Petroleum
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Technical/Business Writing

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $4,607
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,568

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • ACT: Recommended
  • Required for Some: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
  • SAT Reasoning Test: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 540
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 207
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 556


Member: N/A
Team name: N/A


  • Ranked #19 Regional Universities (West)
  • Ranked #144 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #2 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #45 Earth Sciences
  • Ranked #113 Physics

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Admissions Address

801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-5424
(800) 428-8324
Fax: (575) 835-5989
Contact: Mike Kloeppel
Director of Admission

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 32%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 32%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 1,178
Female applicants 370
Male applicants 808
Applicants accepted 376
Female applicants accepted 95
Male applicants accepted 281
Freshman enrollment 336
Female freshman enrollment 80
Male freshman enrollment 256
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 97%
Average high school GPA 3.6
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.3-4
GPA breakdown

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 34%
SAT Critical Reading average score 601
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 530-690
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 621
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 580-680
SAT Math score breakdown
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 88%
Average ACT Composite score 26
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 24-29
ACT Composite score breakdown
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 23-28
ACT English score breakdown
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 24-30
ACT Math score breakdown

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