New Mexico Military Institute

Overview of New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico Military Institute is in Roswell, NM. Roswell is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. New Mexico Military Institute issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school stays focused on a few key areas of study. Fields of study in vogue at New Mexico Military Institute include liberal arts.

New Mexico Military Institute Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at New Mexico Military Institute scored at least 540 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 450 to 570 in 2007-2008.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at New Mexico Military Institute are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 466 students study at the school (in 2007-2008). New Mexico Military Institute is essentially a male school.

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. New Mexico Military Institute makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Athletic scholarships or financial aid help New Mexico Military Institute attract student athletes.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico Military Institute
101 W. College Blvd.
Roswell , NM 88201-5173
General Phone: (505) 622-6250

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New Mexico Military Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts109liberal arts and sciences

Number of programs and degrees for New Mexico Military Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1091

New Mexico Military Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, New Mexico Military Institute had a total enrollment of 466 students (505 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 83%
Women 17%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Black 36%
Hispanic 39%
Asian 15%
(Foreign Students) 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 70%
20-21 26%
22-24 3%

New Mexico Military Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 38 %

New Mexico Military Institute Room and Board (2007)

New Mexico Military Institute offers campus housing for 990 of its 505 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Roswell, New Mexico for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Mexico Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

New Mexico Military Institute Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420540
SAT Math450570
SAT Writing420520
ACT Verbal1522
ACT Math1724
ACT Composite1723

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT60%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT54%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

New Mexico Military Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,016
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,566
Room and board $ 3,830
Room charge $ 1,390
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,440
Books and supplies $ 2,600
Other expenses $ 2,200

Financial Aid:
New Mexico Military Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 265600)

New Mexico Military Institute Faculty

New Mexico Military Institute has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2010
Non-tenured and not on tenure track118

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
Instructorcalendar year7$52,7941*
No academic rankcalendar year2*6$55,599
All faculty totalcalendar year11$57,6227$55,067

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$69,4553$66,100
Associate professoracademic year8$56,2049$60,144
Assistant professoracademic year12$50,3457$51,036
Instructoracademic year11$43,3377$41,464
All faculty totalacademic year37$52,62726$53,350

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

New Mexico Military Institute Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports161228

New Mexico Military Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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