New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) is a university that places much emphasis on its research component. It was founded in 1889 as the New Mexico School of Mines. It officially adapted its present name in 1951. It is located at 801 Leroy Pl., Socorro, New Mexico.

The university offers programs that provide exceptional preparation in the fields of science, engineering and technology. Undergraduate degrees include the Bachelor of General Studies and Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Information Technology, Management, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mineral Engineering, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, Psychology, Physics, and Technical Communication. Programs are also offered at the master’s and doctorate levels.

A total of 1,921 students are currently enrolled with New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology including undergraduate and graduate students. Ninety-nine percent of full-time faculty members have earned their doctoral degrees. Student/faculty ratio is 12:1.

All students at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology are required to take six basic science courses. Most students have the privilege of being cited as authors of technical or science papers even before earning their bachelor’s degree since research and instruction naturally combine in the university curriculum. Almost all professors maintain active research projects involving undergraduate students.

Tuition and fee costs based on a 12 to18 credit hour load amount to $ 2,305.00 for residents or $ 6,875.00 for non-residents. Other expenses are estimated to include $ 3,255.00 for room and board, $ 483.00 for books and supplies, $ 741.00 for personal expenses and $ 851.00 for travel expenses. Tuition and fee costs for graduate studies cost $ 2,384.00 for residents or $ 7,182.00 for non-residents.

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