Chances of getting into New Mexico Military Institute

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
37.4%
Admission Difficulty for New Mexico Military Institute
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into NMMI and can I get accepted? The school has a 37% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in New Mexico for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 312 out of 834 applicants were admitted making NMMI a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Of those applicants who were admitted, 77% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and it may be a primary choice for many students.

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NMMI SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
830-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
30%
SAT Scores for New Mexico Military Institute
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 400
SAT Composite 25th 830
SAT Scores for New Mexico Military Institute
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 990

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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 87 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 830 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 670. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in New Mexico for highest average SAT composite score. 30 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

New Mexico Military Institute admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >50%
985 to 1140 Avg + 37%-50%
830 to 985 Avg - 26%-37%
675 to 830 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 675 Low <17%
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NMMI ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
70%
ACT Scores for New Mexico Military Institute
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for New Mexico Military Institute
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 24
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 70 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New Mexico Military Institute.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

New Mexico Military Institute admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >52%
19 to 23 Avg + 37%-52%
16 to 19 Avg - 27%-37%
13 to 16 Reach 19%-27%
Less than 13 Low <19%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

New Mexico Military Institute has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

New Mexico Military Institute admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 167 667 834
Accepted 65 247 312
Acceptance Rate 39% 37% 37%
Enrolled 60 181 241
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 92% 73% 77%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New Mexico Military Institute and what considerations affect admission decisions?

New Mexico Military Institute Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at New Mexico Military Institute
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

30% of students submit their SAT scores to NMMI. 70% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

37% of those who apply are granted admission to NMMI. Admission competition is high and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 830 and 1140. 30% 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 16 and 23. 70% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.