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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Student Life

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is on a 320-acre campus in a small town setting in Socorro, New Mexico, not far from Albuquerque. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology does not have fraternities or sororities.

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology community comes together each year for 49ers, Spring Fling and International Fair.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Housing

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology students live off campus. In 2021, 49.6% of undergrads at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50.4% of students lived off-campus or commuted to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. There are 807 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,229 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 678 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology offers coed housing.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Athletics

At New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Soccer Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams

Is New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, take Interstate 25 to Socorro, NM. If you need to fly, book your flight to Albuquerque International Sunport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Mexico you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Students

30%

Women

70%

Men

90%

Full Time

10%

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

55%

28%

4%

4%

4%

2%

1%

1%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

1,229

Graduate Students

457

Non-Resident / International Students

15

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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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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