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Can I get into New Mexico Tech? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 398 out of 1,628 applicants or 24% were admitted making New Mexico Tech a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Of those applicants which were admitted, 85% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desireable and it may be a primary choice for many students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||80%||86%||85%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that New Mexico Tech regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. 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 29 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1045. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1275 out of 1600. 28 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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>35%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||24%-35%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||16%-24%|
|20 to 23||Reach||10%-16%|
|Less than 20||Low||<10%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1390 and Above||Good||>35%|
|1275 to 1390||Avg +||24%-35%|
|1160 to 1275||Avg -||16%-24%|
|1045 to 1160||Reach||10%-16%|
|Less than 1045||Low||<10%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology was 3.68 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Meeting these GPA requirements is not enough to gain admission as New Mexico Tech is a very selective school.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||7%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 71 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.