New Mexico Military Institute: Narrative Description

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101 West College Blvd.
Roswell, NM 88201-5173
Tel: (505)622-6250
Free: 800-421-5376
Admissions: (505)624-8050
Fax: (505)624-8067
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. Awards transfer associate degrees. Founded 1891. Setting: 42-acre small town campus. Endowment: $243.6 million. Total enrollment: 423. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 590 applied, 63% were admitted. Students come from 42 states and territories, 13 other countries, 58% from out-of-state, 0% 25 or older, 100% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, summer session for credit. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous. Preference given to state residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $60. State resident tuition: $1156 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3652 full-time. Mandatory fees: $1220 full-time. College room and board: $3452.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 30 open to all. Most popular organizations: band, chorus, drill teams, Officer's Club. Major annual events: Parents' Weekend, Homecoming, Open House. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Paul Horgan Library plus 2 others with 65,000 books, 200 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $165,220. 700 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

With a population of approximately 45,000, Roswell, a Pecos Valley City, noted for its fine climate, is the distributing and supply point for a great agricultural, stockraising and oil producing territory. The summer mean temperature is 77.5 degrees, and the winter mean temperature is 41.2 degrees. The area is reached by bus, rail and air lines. Community services include several churches, a public library, a community museum and art center, a community concert association and 2 hospitals. A local park offers a swimming pool, tennis courts and golf courses.

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