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Mineral Engineering

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

48 months
12127 USD/year
12127 USD/year
4213 USD/year
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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology's Mineral Engineering program is concerned with the exploration for and development of minerals and earth materials in the most efficient manner while protecting the environment.


Program Description

The Mineral Engineering program, offered by New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, is oriented toward developing the student’s understanding of, and skill in, engineering design. Proficiency in project management and leadership are encouraged through coursework and projects that emphasize professional‐quality written and oral communication skills. The objective of the program is to provide the student with an education in the fundamentals of engineering that will allow immediate entry into industry or research work while providing a good opportunity for continued professional growth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • mineral engineering
  • principals
  • calculus I
  • general
  • college English
  • mineralogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


130 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an International Online Application.
  • Pay the application fee by calling the Cashier's Office at 575-835-5515 or mail a money order to the address below.
  • Read and follow the advice in How to prepare and send documents to NMT (PDF File).
  • Submit all supporting documentation (official TOEFL score, proof of funds, etc.) as instructed.
  • Complete and sign the Certificate of Financial Responsibility (PDF File) . Attach letters of financial support from family and friends. Please see SEVIS Figures  to determine your financial situation.
  • Provide a transcripts/credentials evaluation of all required academic documents compiled by World Education Services (WES), an independent credential evaluation provider. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12127 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12127 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12127 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12127 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4213 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Socorro

845 - 1320 USD /month
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