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New Mexico Military Institute

Roswell, NM 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate62%
Acceptance Rate62%

About New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico Military Institute Overview

New Mexico Military Institute is a public, state school in a small town setting in Roswell, New Mexico. New Mexico Military Institute was founded in 1891 and the school currently enrolls around 480 students per year, which includes 480 undergraduates. New Mexico Military Institute offers on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 2.

There are many ways for students to get involved at New Mexico Military Institute!

Interested in music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? New Mexico Military Institute students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

New Mexico Military Institute does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? New Mexico Military Institute has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at New Mexico Military Institute on the Student Life page.

2022 New Mexico Military Institute Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12%
In-State Tuition $2,000
Out-of-State $8,880

Is New Mexico Military Institute a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what New Mexico Military Institute offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for New Mexico Military Institute

It is moderately difficult to get into New Mexico Military Institute. The acceptance rate at New Mexico Military Institute is 62%. Out of 601 applications received in 2022, 375 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at New Mexico Military Institute

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 93% of students who start at New Mexico Military Institute return the next year. 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 Outlook New Mexico Military Institute Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with New Mexico Military Institute directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

New Mexico Military Institute's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

New Mexico Military Institute's endowment was valued at $370.9 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at New Mexico Military Institute

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on New Mexico Military Institute's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $8,152 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.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at New Mexico Military Institute.

Based on this information, is New Mexico Military Institute the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is New Mexico Military Institute a good school for you?

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Where is New Mexico Military Institute Located?

New Mexico Military Institute is located in the small town setting of Roswell, New Mexico.

If you would like to see New Mexico Military Institute for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 285 to Roswell, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Roswell Industrial Air Center.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what New Mexico Military Institute and Roswell are like without leaving home.

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College Info

101 West College Boulevard Roswell, NM 88201-5173

Campus Setting: Small Town

New Mexico Military Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 2

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to New Mexico Military Institute is Aug 2.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to New Mexico Military Institute is Continuous processing.

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

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Wondering what life at New Mexico Military Institute is like? There are approximately 480 students enrolled at New Mexico Military Institute. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 41% percent are from NM and 59% percent of students are from other states.


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