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New Mexico Tech Tops 2017 University Rankings

 

New Mexico Tech Tops 2017 University Rankings
Data from College Factual ranks Tech among nation's elite

 

SOCORRO, N.M. -- The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology ranks among the nation's elite universities in academic value and quality of education in a number of science and engineering disciplines, according to new data released by College Factual.

When it comes to the best colleges for the money or best value, Tech is ranked No. 1 nationwide among all universities in Engineering and Physics. Tech 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.

Tech is also the No. 2 public university nationwide in Mathematics, No. 3 in Mathematics and Statistics, No. 3 in Computer and Information Sciences, and No. 5 in Electrical Engineering. Overall, Tech ranks No. 1 in New Mexico, No. 1 in the Southwest, and 17th among all public universities nationally.

New Mexico Tech has 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.

NMT is the No. 4 public institution (No. 6 overall) in Physical Sciences, No. 5 in Mining Engineering, No. 15 in Geological and Earth Sciences, and No. 18 in Physical Sciences, General.

Overall, New Mexico Tech received 45 awards from College Factual in its 2017 rankings, all of which are granted to universities ranked in the top 15 percent nationally in one of its categories.

"There's no questioning the fact that the strength of the university resides in our faculty," New Mexico Tech President, Dr. Stephen Wells said. "I came to New Mexico Tech excited about the quality and reputation of this institution. This news not only validates what I understood about New Mexico Tech, but makes me even prouder to be a part of it. Congratulations to our faculty, as well as the staff that supports it, for all the outstanding work."

 

Engineering - Best Colleges for the Money Nationwide
#1 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/engineering/rankings/best-value/#abs1

Chemical Engineering - Best Value Nationwide
#1 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/engineering/chemical-engineering/rankings/best-value/#abs1

Mechanical Engineering - Best Value Nationwide
#1 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/engineering/me-mechanical-engineering/rankings/best-value/#abs1

Physics - Best Value Nationwide
#1 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/physical-sciences/physics/rankings/best-value/#abs1

Computer Science - Best Value Nationwide
#2 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/computer-information-sciences/computer-science/rankings/best-value/#abs2

Physical Sciences - Best Colleges for the Money Nationwide
#2 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/physical-sciences/rankings/best-value/#abs2

Materials Engineering - Most Focused Nationwide
#2 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/engineering/materials-engineering/rankings/most-focused/#abs2

Mathematics - Best Value Nationwide
#3 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics/rankings/best-value/#abs3

Mathematics and Statistics - Best Colleges for the Money Nationwide
#4 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/mathematics-and-statistics/rankings/best-value/#abs4

Computer and Information Sciences - Best Colleges for the Money
#4 New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/computer-information-sciences/rankings/best-value/#abs4

Physics - Most Focused Nationwide
#4 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/physical-sciences/physics/rankings/most-focused/#abs4

Petroleum Engineering - Most Focused Nationwide
#4 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/engineering/petroleum-engineering/rankings/most-focused/#abs4

Mining Engineering - Most Focused Nationwide
#5 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/engineering/mining-engineering/rankings/most-focused/#abs5

Electrical Engineering - Best Value Nationwide
#6 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/engineering/ee-electrical-engineering/rankings/best-value/#abs6

Physical Sciences - Most Focused Nationwide
#6 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/physical-sciences/rankings/most-focused/#abs6

Geological and Earth Sciences - Most Focused Nationwide
#15 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/physical-sciences/geological-and-earth-sciences/rankings/most-focused/p2.html#abs15

Physical Sciences, General - Most Focused Nationwide
#18 - New Mexico Tech
http://www.collegefactual.com/majors/physical-sciences/general-physical-sciences/rankings/most-focused/p2.html#abs18

Best Colleges For The Money (all undergraduates)

#62 Nationally (#17 Public)
http://www.collegefactual.com/rankings/best-colleges-for-money/nationwide/in-out-blend/aid-blend/p7.html#rankingTable

#2 in the Southwest (#1 Public)
http://www.collegefactual.com/rankings/best-colleges-for-money/region-southwest/in-out-blend/aid-blend/

#1 in New Mexico
http://www.collegefactual.com/rankings/best-colleges-for-money/state-new-mexico/in-out-blend/aid-blend/

Complete New Mexico Tech Rankings Page

http://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/new-mexico-institute-of-mining-and-technology/rankings/

 

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