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New Mexico Tech

National Rankings

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology ranks among the nation’s elite universities in academic value and quality of education.

College Factual

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For decades New Mexico Tech has been ranked among the top universities in the nation in science and engineering education.

College Factual 2018

New Mexico Tech was named #1 nationwide in Engineering and Physics when it comes to the being the best college for your money.

Tech repeated its No. 1 ranking in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering while remaining in the Top 2% among all universities in Computer Science and in the Top 2% in Physical Sciences.

New Mexico Tech also scored in the Top 1% nationally in Mathematics, Top 2% in Mathematics and Statistics, Top 2% in Computer and Information Sciences, and Top 5% in Electrical Engineering

Overall, Tech ranks No. 1 in New Mexico, No. 2 in the Southwest, and 31st nationally among all public universities for the best education for your tuition. 

College Factual 2017

Tech topped the College Factual rankings for Engineering and Physics, scoring No. 1 nationwide among all universities, No. 1 nationally in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, No. 1 among all public universities in Computer Science, Physical Sciences and, No. 2 in both categories among all universities.

New Mexico Tech had five programs listed in the Top 10 and four in the Top 5 among College Factual's "Most Focused" rankings; its measure of how well a university focuses its available resources on a specific field of study.

Tech is ranked No. 1 among all public institutions and No. 4 overall in Physics. Tech is ranked No. 2 in Materials Engineering among all U.S. institutes of higher education, behind only the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Forbes

Forbes LogoForbes ranked New Mexico Tech #76 in the United States for America’s Best Value College in 2018

Tech was ranked #327 in America’s Top Colleges for 2018 ahead of the Rochester Institute of Technology (361),  University of Houston (369), Louisville (426), Oregon Institute of Technology (436), UNM (#563) and NMSU (#627)

CareerTrend.com

Career Trend LogoNew Mexico Tech was ranked the 14th Hardest Working College in America, out of 1,731 four-year institutions. 

College Choice - 2018

College Choice LogoCollege Choice ranked New Mexico Tech’s Petroleum Engineering Department #1 in the nation, ahead of programs at the Colorado School of Mines, Stanford, Penn State, and the University of Texas.

New Mexico Tech’s Masters of Engineering Management program was recently ranked #9 for education value, and #11 for quality education by College Choice.

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Kiplingers 

Kiplinger LogoNew Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is ranked 21st in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 88 among all colleges.

Payscale.com

Payscale LogoIn 2018, PayScale ranks NMT No. 5 among all public universities on ROI by annual percentage (12.1%).

College Consensus

New Mexico Tech is ranked in the Top 100 Best Public Colleges and Universities in the United States.

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"According to the New York Times, a low-income student who graduates from New Mexico Tech has a 48% chance of becoming a wealthy adult – making NMT #10 in the nation for best chances of leaping upward in class."

New Mexico Tech undergraduates are often as well-prepared for professional scientific careers as master’s graduates at other institutions, and are highly qualified for graduate education at prestigious universities. From astrophysics to petroleum recovery, NMT students are at the center of research innovation.

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