New Mexico Military Institute

101 W. College Blvd.
Roswell, NM 88201
Tel: (505)622-6250
470 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
New Mexico Military Institute serves 470 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more 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 (6.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
New Mexico Military Institute Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 84 staff
59 staff
New Mexico Military Institute Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 470 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 3:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
470 students
1,282 students
New Mexico Military Institute Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
22:1
New Mexico Military Institute student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
470 students
810 students
New Mexico Military Institute Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
New Mexico Military Institute Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
New Mexico Military Institute American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
4%
2%
New Mexico Military Institute Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
6%
1%
New Mexico Military Institute Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
23%
7%
New Mexico Military Institute Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
20%
12%
New Mexico Military Institute Black (2006-2013)
% White
33%
57%
New Mexico Military Institute White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
New Mexico Military Institute More (2008-2013)
% Non Resident races
9%
2%
New Mexico Military Institute non_resident (2006-2013)
New Mexico Military Institute Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53
New Mexico Military Institute Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,336 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,010 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,336 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,010 $10,294
New Mexico Military Institute Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 965 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
New Mexico Military Institute % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 42%
78%
New Mexico Military Institute Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
SAT Total Avg. 1,395
1,395
New Mexico Military Institute sat total (2006-2013)
SAT Reading 460
465
New Mexico Military Institute sat reading (2006-2013)
SAT Math 490
480
New Mexico Military Institute sat math (2006-2013)
SAT Writing 445
450
New Mexico Military Institute sat writing (2006-2013)
ACT Composite Avg. 21
20
ACT English 19
19
ACT Math 21
19
Source: 2013 (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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For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,171 per year for in-state students and $4,838 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,125 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
New Mexico community colleges have a 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. of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.