The acceptance rate at New Mexico Tech is 97%. It ranks #6 in New Mexico for lowest rate of acceptance. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,694 out of 1,754 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent (SAT 1150/1370 ACT 23/30). New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.71. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The New Mexico Tech application fee is $15 and applications are due by May 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1260
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology?
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology typically prefers applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1260 out of 1600. New Mexico Tech ranks #1 in New Mexico and #157 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||26
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into New Mexico Tech?
Admission data indicates that New Mexico Tech regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in New Mexico and #238 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
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What GPA do you need to get into New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into New Mexico Tech. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology was 3.71 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in New Mexico for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.71 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as New Mexico Tech accepts 97% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||18.6%||Avg|
|3.50 to 3.74||17.6%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||13.3%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||9.7%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||7.9%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.3%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
57% of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||35%|
|Top 25% of class||57%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||21%||17%|
Applicants have 147 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is $15.
What are the requirements for admission to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187967 IPEDS survey data for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
31% of students submit their SAT scores to New Mexico Tech. 87% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
97% of those who apply are granted admission to New Mexico Tech. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1150 and 1370. 31% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 30. 87% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.