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IPEDS ID: 187967
OPE ID: 00265400
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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
801 Leroy Place, Socorro, New Mexico 87801
General information:  (800) 428-8324
Website:  www.nmt.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  Town: Remote
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  2,134 (1,604 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  13 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty12678
Instructional12576
Research and public service12
Total graduate assistants-157
Instructional-89
Research-68
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
In-state$4,941$5,301$5,496$5,7144.0%
Out-of-state$14,619$15,753$16,367$17,0734.3%
Books and supplies$1,000$1,008$1,038$1,0541.5%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$5,874$6,108$6,304$7,17813.9%
Other$4,000$4,670$4,792$4,8160.5%
Off Campus
Room and board$5,874$6,896$6,714$7,1786.9%
Other$4,000$4,670$4,792$4,8160.5%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,000$4,670$4,792$3,102-35.3%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
In-state
On Campus$15,815$17,087$17,630$18,7626.4%
Off Campus$15,815$17,875$18,040$18,7624.0%
Off Campus with Family$9,941$10,979$11,326$9,870-12.9%
Out-of-state
On Campus$25,493$27,539$28,501$30,1215.7%
Off Campus$25,493$28,327$28,911$30,1214.2%
Off Campus with Family$19,619$21,431$22,197$21,229-4.4%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$5,270
In-state fees$649
Out-of-state tuition$16,833
Out-of-state fees$649
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid133296%————
Grant or scholarship aid32494%$2,195,956$6,778
Federal grants11734%$480,685$4,108
Pell grants10932%$456,076$4,184
Other federal grants82%$24,609$3,076
State/local government grant or scholarships23367%$640,888$2,751
Institutional grants or scholarships28984%$1,074,383$3,718
Student loan aid12235%$541,608$4,439
Federal student loans11934%$509,508$4,282
Other student loans31%$32,100$10,700
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,11771%$7,633,344$6,834
Pell grants46230%$1,937,751$4,194
Federal student loans54735%$3,374,606$6,169
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$9,044$10,670$10,735
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$4,717$6,355$7,612
$30,001 – $48,000$6,040$8,607$8,118
$48,001 – $75,000$9,008$11,474$11,687
$75,001 – $110,000$11,225$12,900$12,279
$110,001 and more$12,185$12,175$14,384
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment2,134
Undergraduate enrollment1,604
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment102
Graduate enrollment530
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 88%
Part-time: 12%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 70%
Female: 30%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 3%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 26%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 59%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 82%
25 and over: 18%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 78%
Out-of-state: 18%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 4%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 44%
Part-time: 56%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 11%
Enrolled in some distance education: 24%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 65%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $15
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,088780308
Percent admitted41%34%28%
Percent admitted who enrolled71%92%88%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT12138%
ACT28189%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading550670
SAT Math570680
ACT Composite2329
ACT English2230
ACT Math2429
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 77%
Part-time students: 100%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 72 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 44%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 22%
6-year: 46%
8-year: 49%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 44%
Female: 47%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 67%
Asian: 43%
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 43%
White: 44%
Two or more races: 75%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • New Mexico Tech does not participate in any NCAA athletic programs and so does not report Student-Right-to-Know athlete graduation rates.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-204--
Category total-204--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General01---
Category total01---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science-1560-
Information Technology-2---
Category total-1760-
Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education--12--
Category total--12--
Engineering
Chemical Engineering-16---
Civil Engineering, General-10---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-114--
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering-30--
Materials Engineering-662-
Mechanical Engineering-5112--
Mining and Mineral Engineering-47--
Petroleum Engineering-14141-
Category total-115433-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management--6--
Category total--6--
English Language and Literature/Letters
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing-4---
Category total-4---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies17---
Category total17---
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General---1-
Mathematics, General-95--
Category total-951-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-1---
Category total-1---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-420-
Geochemistry--20-
Geology/Earth Science, General-232-
Geophysics and Seismology--51-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science--411
Physical Sciences-1---
Physics, General-752-
Category total-142161
Psychology
Psychology, General-6---
Category total-6---
Grand total119497101
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (!)1/1/1949 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible110
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery010
Aggravated assault301
Burglary110
Motor vehicle theft011
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault101
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate5.8%6.5%
Number in default910
Number in repayment153152
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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