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About New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is a public, state school in an small town setting in Socorro, New Mexico. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology was founded in 1889 and now enrolls around 1,686 students a year, including 1,229 undergrads.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology offers housing for up to 807 students. Most students live off campus, either in nearby housing that is not owned by the college, or

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology's endowment was valued at $45,042,389 in 2021. The institution spends around $11,766 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 10 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Average GPA 3.7
Mean ACT score 26
In-State Tuition $7,031
Out-of-State $22,860

2022 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology does not offer early decision or early action.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology admitted 97% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 1,694 out of 1,754 total applicants were accepted. ### New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Waitlist

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology?

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, applicants must submit the following items.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Application Requirements

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Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
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GPA and Test Scores for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is 3.7 /4.0. The mean ACT score for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology students is 26.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Waitlist

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Require the ACT or SAT?

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 38.7% submitted the SAT. 78.9% submitted the ACT.


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Does New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Offer Dorms?

Yes! New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology provides on-campus housing for up to 807 students.

49ers, Spring Fling, and and International Fair are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Financial Aid at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology meets 82.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology full-time are awarded $13,081 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a university is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

About 77% of students who start at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology come back for their second year of college. Out of the 270 students who started at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology as first-time freshman, 81 graduate within four years.

Around 54% of students who started at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 72 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $55,277 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $21,955 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology a good school for you?

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Where is New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Located?

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is located in the small town setting of Socorro, New Mexico, less than an hour from Albuquerque.

If you want to see New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 25 to Socorro, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Albuquerque International Sunport.

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College Info

801 Leroy Place Socorro, NM 87801

Campus Setting: Small Town

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology ACT Scores

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ACT Range

23 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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30 and Above

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23 and Less

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is 26. Students with an ACT score of 30 and above have a good chance of getting into New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 30 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology SAT Scores

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Math SAT Range

580 - 700

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Reading SAT Range

570 - 670

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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,585

In State

$33,414

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,031
$22,860
Fees
$1,330
$1,330
Housing
$8,624
$8,624
Books
$600
$600

Student Life

Wondering what life at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is like? There are approximately 1,686 students enrolled at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, including 1,229 undergraduate students and 457 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from NM and 10% percent of students are from other states.

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Full Time

10%

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,686

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,361

Out-of-State

$24,190

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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