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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (Socorro, NM)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 38%
Applicants who took ACT: 89%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 39%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 15%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 54%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Math score 700+: 23%
SAT I Math score 600+: 68%
ACT score 24-29: 52%
ACT score 30-36: 23%
ACT score 24+: 75%
Students applied: 1,003
Students admitted: 365
Admission rate: 36%
Students per faculty: 14
4-year graduation rate: 22%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 1,633
Full-time enrolled men: 1,058
Full-time enrolled women: 385
Part-time enrolled men: 88
Part-time enrolled women: 102
Freshmen retained: 79%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $5,563
Fees (in state): $1,050
Tuition (out of state): $18,087
Fees (out of state): $1,050
Room and board: $7,586
Est. book expense: $1,066
Total cost (in state): $15,265
Total cost (out of state): $27,789
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$9,756
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$8,614
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$22,280
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$21,138
Average debt at graduation: $20,944

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 74%
Average need-based aid: $5,509
Average non-need-based aid: $6,651

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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