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New Mexico Tech has been ranked 20th in Master's Universities by Washington Monthly for 2017. 

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 contact us through the "Graduate Studies Staff" page link on the left.

Considering Graduate School


  Fall 2017 Recruiting Events: 

Spring 2017 Recruiting Events:

  •  NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) Mar. 21

Fall 2016 Recruiting Events: 

Admission Requirements

  • All applicants must hold a bachelor's degree for admission into any graduate degree program, with the execption of five-year degree programs, which allow admission concurrently with completion of the BS. 
  • Mininimum Required English Language Scores for Admission
    • TOEFL: 76
    • IELTS: 6.0
  • Minimum Required English Language Scores for Teaching Assistantships
    • TOEFL: 80
    • IELTS: 6.5


What's New:


  • Centralized Application System

    • We have 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. 
  • English Language Program

    • New Mexico Tech and NMSU have come together to create an intensive language program facilitated by NMSU's Center for English Language Programs (CELP).

    • Both International undergraduate and graduate students will have the option to enroll into this program if their scores are below the minimum required english language score for admission TOEFL: 76   IELTS: 6.0.

    • NMSU/CELP will handle the admissions process for CELP as well as issuing the I-20 visa documents.

    • Students will enroll into the CELP Intensive Language Program which consists of 5 levels, with each level lasting 8 weeks. Students will take a placement test upon arrival to CELP to determine which level is most appropriate for the student to begin study.  

    • Students can apply for the CELP IEP here: CELP IEP application

    • Upon successful completion of level 105,  students will matriculate to New Mexico Tech for graduate or undergraduate studies by receiving a TOEFL or IELTS waiver from CELP. 

    • All NMSE/CLEP costs will be paid by students directly to NMSU.


      If You have any questions please contact the Graduate Studies office at 575-835-5513 or email us at graduate@nmt.edu


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