We welcome your interest in attending graduate school at New Mexico Tech. Here we have some of the information of greatest interest to prospective student. If you have questions that are not answered here, please fill out the information request or contact us.
Considering Graduate School
Interested persons who have completed or will complete a bachelor’s degree prior to admission and have a record that indicates good potential for advanced study (undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is used as a general guideline) and research in Tech’s programs are encouraged to apply for admission to graduate study.
To be assured of consideration for assistantships and fellowships, completed applications must be received by:
- January 15 or February 15 for the Fall semester - See programs page for the correct deadline for your program.
- September 15 for the Spring semester
- November 15 for the Summer semester
Individual departments may have earlier dates for consideration of assistantships. To be assured of consideration for admission, completed domestic applications must be received no later than August 1 for the fall semester, January 2 for the spring semester, and May 1 for the summer semester. To allow enough time for the admission decision and the acquisition of passports and visas, international students are advised to make sure their application, supporting documents, and application fee are in the Center for Graduate Studies by March 15 (for summer and fall semesters) or by September 15 (for spring semester).
Western Regional Graduate Program
New Mexico Tech has added all of our graduate programs to the WRGP. That means that if you are a resident of the western states that participate in the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), you may qualify for resident tuition. To qualify, you must submit your application, then if admitted, request WRGP tuition from the Center for Graduate Studies (send email to graduate at nmt.edu with subject:WRGP Tuition Request), and prove your legal residence in one of the participating states, which can be found on the WICHE site. Currently those states are:
Centralized Application System
New Mexico Tech has joined Centralized Application Systems (GradCAS and EngineeringCAS) to better support our applicants. See our Graduate Degree Programs page for the links to the CAS system for the program to which you are applying. Requests for WRGP Resident tuition is to be sent to graduate at nmt.edu.