New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (aka New Mexico Tech or New Mexico School of Mines) is a public higher education institution that resides in Socorro, New Mexico.

Awards conferred at New Mexico Tech include associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in more than 23 fields of study and 50 specializations. The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree and on-campus day care is provided.


General Information

Main Phone: (800) 428 -8324 Website: www.nmt.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 145
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 1,466
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 413
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 70%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 15


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 540 660
SAT Math 570 680
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 22 29
ACT Math 24 28

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 612
Accepted 431
Acceptance Rate 70%
Enrolled 324

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 86% Full-time 14% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 65% Full-time 35% Part-time
Student Gender 67% Men 33% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

62% White 3% American Indian/Alaska Native
2% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
23% Hispanic/Latino 5% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 3% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 30% $ 5,715
Local Grant 27% $4,324
Institutional Grant 86% $ 3,468
Student Loans 28% $ 4,726

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 1 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 11 8 0

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - 4 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Science Teacher Education - - - 20 -

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 47 - -

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 16 - -

Petroleum Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Petroleum Engineering - - 6 16 0

Environmental Environmental Health Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering - - 4 3 -

Mining and Mineral Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mining and Mineral Engineering - - 2 5 -

Engineering Mechanics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Mechanics - - - 7 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 13 - -

Petroleum Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Petroleum Engineering - - 6 16 0

Mining and Mineral Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mining and Mineral Engineering - - 2 5 -

Materials Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Engineering - - 12 11 1

Petroleum Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Petroleum Engineering - - 6 16 0

Materials Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Engineering - - 12 11 1

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 19 3 -

Materials Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Engineering - - 12 11 1

Environmental Environmental Health Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering - - 4 3 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Engineering-related Fields

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Industrial Management - - - 4 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 2 7 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 5 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 5 6 -

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - - - 0

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 16 1 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 5 6 -

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - - - 0

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 3

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 5 2 -
Geochemistry - - 5 2 0
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 2 0
Hydrology and Water Resources Science - - 5 3 2
Geology Earth Science - - 5 3 1
Geochemistry - - 5 1 1
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 1 1

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 1 2

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 3

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 5 2 -
Geochemistry - - 5 2 0
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 2 0
Hydrology and Water Resources Science - - 5 3 2
Geology Earth Science - - 5 3 1
Geochemistry - - 5 1 1
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 1 1

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 3

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 1 2

Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Sciences - - 4 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 7 - -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 3

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 5 2 -
Geochemistry - - 5 2 0
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 2 0
Hydrology and Water Resources Science - - 5 3 2
Geology Earth Science - - 5 3 1
Geochemistry - - 5 1 1
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 1 1

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 1 2

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 3

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 5 2 -
Geochemistry - - 5 2 0
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 2 0
Hydrology and Water Resources Science - - 5 3 2
Geology Earth Science - - 5 3 1
Geochemistry - - 5 1 1
Geophysics and Seismology - - 5 1 1

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 3

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 1 2

Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Sciences - - 4 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 0 4 - -


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