New Mexico Military Institute

101 W. College Blvd., Roswell
NM, 88201-5173
Tel: 8004215376
490 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
New Mexico Military Institute serves 490 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
New Mexico Military Institute is one of 2 community colleges within Chaves County, NM.
The nearest community college is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (6.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
New Mexico Military Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 490 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
490 students
1,273 students
New Mexico Military Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
490 students
829 students
New Mexico Military Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
New Mexico Military Institute sch enrollment New Mexico Military Institute sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
% Asian 4%
New Mexico Military Institute Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian 9%
% Hispanic 28%
New Mexico Military Institute Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 10%
New Mexico Military Institute Black (2006-2012)
% White 46%
New Mexico Military Institute White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 2%
New Mexico Military Institute More (2008-2012)
New Mexico Military Institute sch ethnicity New Mexico Military Institute sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.69 0.45
New Mexico Military Institute Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,500 is more than the state average of $5,961. The in-state tuition has grown by 281% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,200 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 161% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,500 $5,961
New Mexico Military Institute In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,200 $10,075
New Mexico Military Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 44%
New Mexico Military Institute Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 1,395
New Mexico Military Institute sat total (2006-2012)
SAT Reading 460
New Mexico Military Institute sat reading (2006-2012)
SAT Math 490
New Mexico Military Institute sat math (2006-2012)
SAT Writing 445
New Mexico Military Institute sat writing (2006-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 21
ACT English 19
ACT Math 21
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Located in Roswell, New Mexico, the New Mexico Military Institute offers a rich 113-year history and tradition of educating tomorrow's leaders through a program of strong, challenging academics, leadership preparation, and character development. Known as “The West Point of the West,” NMMI remains the only state-supported co-educational college preparatory high school and junior college in the United States. Serving the educational needs of an international student population, the Institute has strict admissions standards that yearly result in an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students who come from 43 states, the District of Columbia, and 13 foreign nations. NMMI grants High School diplomas and Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, in 22 concentrations. The Institute's emphasis on qualities of honor, integrity, and responsibility, contributes to its unique educational philosophy. Leadership training is provided to all cadets at the college level, through the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program, and at the high school level through the Junior ROTC program. The ROTC Program offers college cadets the opportunity to receive a commission in the U.S. Army through the 2-Year Early Commissioning Program. Cadets may pursue commissions in the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines through the Service Academy Preparatory Program. NMMI graduates prove successful In every field of endeavor, business, industry, public service, education, the professions, or careers in the military. Surveys of graduating classes show consistently that 95% of NMMI graduates go on to complete a 4 year degree at such outstanding schools as: Penn State, Stanford, Rice, Cornell, University of Texas, Arizona State University, University of Colorado, and the nation's Service Academies.

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