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Office of Admission

Appeal Process

If the student does not meet the requirements for admission, but believe they have the skills to succeed at New Mexico Tech, they can appeal their admission to New Mexico Tech's Academic Standards and Admission Committee (ASAC). Follow the application process and submit supporting documents to ASAC in care of: Tony Ortiz, Director of Admission.

Required Supporting Documents

Letter from the Student

Explaining career goals, how the student hopes to benefit from a New Mexico Tech education, and any other information that may highlight the student's capabilities.

Two Letters of Recommendation

One letter from a high school science teacher and one letter from a high school math teacher. It should be someone who is familiar with the student's potential for study at a technical university. These letters must be on school letterhead.

Additional Documents

Any documentation that will show that the student is adequately prepared for an Undergraduate degree program (e.g., participation in Science Fairs, Science Olympiads, and/or other relevant science/math or technical activities).

Mail Information and Documents to:

Academic Standards and Admission Committee 
c/o Tony Ortiz, Director of Admission 
Office of Admission 
801 Leroy Place 
Socorro, NM 87801

Appeal Deadline by Semester

Semester Appeal Deadline
Spring Semester December 1
Summer Semester June 1
Fall Semester July 1