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Founded in 1889, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. is a Public college. Located in New Mexico, which is a city setting in New Mexico, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 1,569 full time undergraduate students, and 566 full time graduate students.
The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 11:1. There are 135 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at NMT are considered Most Selective, with ,9% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 18 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
91% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 63% were in the top quarter, and 35% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
36 Students rated on-campus housing 3.6 stars. 17 % gave the school a 5.0.
29 Students rated off-campus housing 3.5 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated campus food 2.5 stars. 3 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated campus facilities 4.2 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated class size 4.6 stars. 70 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated school activities 3.7 stars. 24 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated local services 3.3 stars. 24 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated academics 4.8 stars. 86 % gave the school a 5.0.
18 Students rated New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
New Mexico Tech is an interesting university. It's rather small, but that's nice because you get used to the campus pretty quickly. The professors vary in helpfulness, but that's typical. The staff are quite helpful honestly, and are always happy to help. I don't know all that much about on-campus housing, but once again, I think it's typical for any campus. New Mexico Tech has a safe environment and is comparatively nice for a university.
New Mexico tech is affordable, but it is very hard to get help at NMT. The OSL only existas online and tutors are hard to communicate with. The library is closed and getting studying resources required filling out online forums and takes days. Students have to support each other because online classes are extremely difficult to learn from. Most of the staff chooses to work from home which means that any forms that need their signature take days to be completed. The food is overpriced and if you live on campus (required for freshman) meal plans are required. I did the math and with the cheapest meal plan, students pay more than $11 per meal. The scholarships are very helpful and easy to understand. NMT also charges students for services that are no longer available. Even if you are lucky enough to become enrolled in an in person class. The teacher can at any time decide to go online and stop going in person. In one instance. I enrolled in an in person class and when I showed up on the first day, the class ended up being an online class projected on the board for everyone to see.
Located in the small town of Socorro, New Mexico, New Mexico Tech is a great school for the astute and antisocial. There are minimal school funded sports teams but ample opportunities to advance your education aside from the classroom. It is not uncommon to become aware of students addressing Archimedes' principle or airing approbation towards the findings of Avogadro. While education is Tech's aboriginal priority, there are also small clubs such as The Adventurers' Guild and Astronomy Club that allow students to adjourn from the anxiety of school. There will be assorted instances where you question your collegiate credentials completely while in attendance; it takes absolute austerity to attain your diploma from this school, but it proves advantageous. Perfection is almost impossible while in attendance at New Mexico Tech, but that doesn't stop students from striving towards A's.
After my freshman year at New Mexico Tech (NMT), I can say I have a certain understanding of the school. It is a great school to attend and probably one of if not the best school to attend in the state of New Mexico. NMT is challenging and for good reason, they want to push all of their students to achieve greatness and make an impact in the work force and for the world. There is constant reasearch going on at the school and many students are brilliant on campus. The teachers are there for you to learn as long as the student is willing to learn. This is not a party school, you come here to learn and get an advanced education. NMT is located in the small town of Socorro, NM and is gorgeous. I am looking forward to graduating here and standing proud of where I graduated.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is 23%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
I seemed to me that the studnets always had to make the best of where they were. If you set out not to like the choice you can afford then you won't. However, Don't be afaird to look at a couple of choices. Transfering can be tough, and it would be better to be relativly comfortable in your choice before making one.
As the school only offers degrees in engineering and science fields, the diversity of personalities and points of view can sometimes be a little limited. This can be a problem if you want to socialize with people who are working in a completely unrelated field, which would be a nice change after having such demanding classes all the time.
The school is smaller than most.
This school is best siuted fora student looking for a small communitiy in which to focus on academics. There is little school planned social interaction and a large number of the students leave campus every weekend. The school receive a large amount of funding for national research projects and has some of the best professors in their fields.
New Mexico Tech is known for science and technology curriculums, especially engineering and physical sciences. The NRAO or National Radio Astronomy Observatory is located here, as well as EMRTC, or the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center.
Lazy people, drug users, heavy heavy drinkers, non-socialites
The buracracy with financial aid and the registration offices.
nothing is too far out of the way, from dorms, classes, stores, recreational facilities, and just places to stroll and hike.
I wish I had known the general degree requirements. I wish I had known that there isn't as much help from the administrative side of the school once you are actually attending the school. I wish I had known that there really as much financial aid as they like to make it seem like there is.
My school is small, but not so small that you know EVERYBODY on campus and it's challenging.
Students enjoy studying individually but many, especially in upper level classes, enjoy large homework/study groups. The majority of students are white but a variety of other ethnicities are present as well. Both straight and gay people are present and there are a number of religions, although many seem to be spiritual without a specific religion. Usually your classmates and roommates make up your immediate friends. Most of your classmates in your major-related classes will be in your same classes throughout your four years as an undergraduate. There are many more males than females and classes follow this pattern.
Students at NMT are mostly seen as nerds. And this is a pretty accurate view. Even the popular kids are nerds at heart.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
93% of students
attending New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology receive some sort of financial aid.
30% were awarded federal grants.
While 52% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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