NMMI Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into New Mexico Military Institute
How hard is it to get into NMMI and can I get accepted? The school has a 42% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in New Mexico for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 341 out of 807 applicants were admitted making NMMI a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Of those applicants who were admitted, 64% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by New Mexico Military Institute is a prized outcome for many students.
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NMMI SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT44%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to New Mexico Military Institute?
New Mexico Military Institute typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in New Mexico for highest average SAT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>55%|
|1105 to 1230||Avg +||42%-55%|
|980 to 1105||Avg -||30%-42%|
|855 to 980||Reach||20%-30%|
|Less than 855||Low||<20%|
NMMI ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT65%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into NMMI?
Admission data indicates that NMMI regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in New Mexico for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 65 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New Mexico Military Institute.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>57%|
|19 to 23||Avg +||42%-57%|
|16 to 19||Avg -||31%-42%|
|13 to 16||Reach||23%-31%|
|Less than 13||Low||<23%|
New Mexico Military Institute has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||65%||63%||64%|
What are the requirements for admission to New Mexico Military Institute and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187912 IPEDS survey data for New Mexico Military Institute.