Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at New Mexico Tech are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 2%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 93% more male students than female students enrolled at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology with a gender ratio of 66% men to 34% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, New Mexico Tech has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 66%
Women 34%
Enrollment by gender for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,249
Women 646

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

New Mexico Tech serves a very low number of students outside of New Mexico, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 12%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,104 per year

29% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,895
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 16.1%
Part time Undergrads 5.3%

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.