New Mexico Military Institute

101 West College Blvd,
Roswell, NM 88201
Tel: 800-421-5376
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 962 students
New Mexico Military Institute is the nation's only State-supported, fully integrated nationally accredited co-educational college preparatory military boarding school for grades 9 - 12 and university parallel military junior college.
Academic excellence, leadership and character development, and physical fitness are the focus of the NMMI experience for all cadets under the motto: "Duty, Honor, Achievement." An embedded US Service Academy Preparatory Program continues to produce outstanding nominees for the 5 Service Academies

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Definition of Terms 
2013 School Data
New Mexico Military Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College-Prep Military College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1891 1907
Campus Size 300 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 962 students 300 students
% Students of Color 40% 18%
% International Students 17% 20%
% Students Boarding 100% 67%
Average SAT Score 0 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 23 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 15 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:12 1:7
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 100% 65%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $31 million $14 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$11,732
(Includes Tuition, Room, Board and Uniforms)
$47,335
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 75% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $3,000 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 40% 57%
Director of Admissions LTC Jeffrey Savage  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 12 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 48 24
ExtracurricularsAfrican American Student Alliance, Arabic Cultural Role Playing, Astronomy Club, Athletic Trainer Squad, Bataan Memorial March - SROTC, Big Brother/Big Sister, Bronco Yearbook, Centennial Flame Guard, Chess Club, Choir, Chorus, CLOSE UP, Color Guard, Constabulary, Drama Troupe, Etiquette Committee, Fencing, First Tee Program of the PGA, Goss Rifle Team, HAM Radio Club, High & Low Ropes Course, HOSTS Program (Community Service), Information Technology Club, Jazz Band, Martial Art/Self Defense,

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; Association of Military Schools and Colleges of the United States;
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Conrad Hilton - Founder Hilton Hotels
    • Roger Staubach - US Naval Academy Graduate, NFL Football Hall of Fame, Heisman Trophy Winner
    • Victor Lowndes - Co-founder Playboy Enterprises
    • Anthony Principi - former Secretary of Veterans Affairs, US Naval Academy Graduate
    • Honorable Frank White - former governor of Arkansas
    • Bill Daniels - Daniels Foundation, father of cable TV in America
    • Austin Cushman - former CEO Sears
    • Owen Wilson - Writer/Producer/Actor, Academy Award Nominee
    • Norm Brinker - former CEO Pillsbury, CEO/Owner Chili's
    • LTG Gordon Sumner, USA Ret - Presidential Advisor, US Army General Officer

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