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New Mexico Tech
  • 4 Year
  • SOCORRO, NM

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

New Mexico Tech is an above-average public college located in Socorro, New Mexico. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,178 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the New Mexico Tech acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Mining and Petroleum Engineering. Graduating 50% of students, New Mexico Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,500.

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801 LEROY PLACE
SOCORRO, NM 87801
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Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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New Mexico Tech Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

NMT Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
1170-1380
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$15
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,908 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,131 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
43%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,178 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
146
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Introverted
    38%
  • Smart
    38%
  • Interesting
    24%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 42 responses
Poll
52%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Academic
    60%
  • Technical
    25%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Research
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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