Overview

Applicants
1,003
Acceptance Rate
36%
Average HS GPA
3.64

GPA Breakdown

42%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
550 - 640
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
570 - 670
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
23 - 29

Deadlines


Regular
August 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
154
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years
45%

Majors

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business/Commerce, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Information Technology

  • Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • Technical and Business Writing

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics, General

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Terminal Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

Notable Faculty


Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years
45%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
May 1
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$4,855

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,478

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,172

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$5,563
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$18,087
Required Fees
$1,050
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,066

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$3,202

On-Campus Room and Board
$7,586
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Financial Aid Rating

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,633

Demographics

3.02%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
2.62%
Asian
2.36%
African-American
27.54%
Hispanic
55.87%
Caucasian
3.54%
International

30% female
70% male
88% are full time
12% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
50%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
90%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Laurie Tacheny Borden

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Psychoeducational Evaluation

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Yes

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
No

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
No

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
60
Number of Honor Societies
7

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
3

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: www.nmt.edu/~quasar/

Minority Support Groups

Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
9

Average Number of PC's per Lab
190

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Mike Kloeppel
Director of Admission

Address
Admission Office
Campus Station
Socorro, NM 87801

Phone
575-835-5424

Email
admission@admin.nmt.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Fidel Student Center
Skeen Library
Workman Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Socorro Springs Brewpub
Very Large Array Radio Telescopes
Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refu
Manzanares Street Coffeehouse

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times:
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
The nearest airport to New Mexico Tech is Albuquerque International Sunport. This is served by most major airlines and car rental companies. New Mexico Tech is approximately 72 miles south of the airport, on I-25.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-25, take exit 150 From the exit ramp, head south on California Street (Socorro's main street). After approximately 0.3 mile, turn right on Bullock Ave. Head west (toward "M" Mountain). Go straight at the first stop sign. At the second stop sign, turn left. The Campus is on your right.