New Mexico Military Institute

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  • NMMI is a nationally ranked Junior College in Roswell, NM. We welcome students from 34 states and 35 countries to our beautiful 300 acre campus. While 20% of our students will choose a military career, many choose NMMI for small classes, outstanding faculty and the organization that our educational framework instills.

School Highlights

New Mexico Military Institute serves 412 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Top Rankings

New Mexico Military Institute ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New Mexico for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
New Mexico Military Institute(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty84 staff72 staff
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Student Body

The student population of New Mexico Military Institute has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 3:1 over five years.
The New Mexico Military Institute diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment412 students1,664 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:126:1
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# Full-Time Students412 students412 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
965258
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
10%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
24%
47%
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% Black
23%
3%
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% White
33%
30%
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% Hawaiian
7%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.770.68
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College Completion Rate
33%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,700$34,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,483 is more than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has grown by 59% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,215 is more than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,483$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,215$4,620
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Tuition NotesThe costs listed are
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,214$15,850
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,500
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Acceptance Rate37%37%
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SAT Total Avg.1,4451,445
SAT Reading485485
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SAT Math505505
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SAT Writing455455
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ACT Total Avg.6060
ACT Composite2020
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ACT English1919
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ACT Math2121
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Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Drill Team,
Football, Tennis,
Volleyball
Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to New Mexico Military Institute is Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (6.6 miles away).
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