Appeal Process (2)

If the student does not meet the requirements for admission, but believes he/she has the skills to succeed at New Mexico Tech, he/she can appeal their admission to New Mexico Tech's Academic Standards and Admission Committee (ASAC). Follow the application process and submit supporting documents to ASAC in care of: Tony Ortiz, Director of Admission.

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Required Supporting Documents

1. Letter from the Student


Explaining career goals, how the student hopes to benefit from a New Mexico Tech education, and any other information that may highlight the student's capabilities.

Two Letters of Recommendation


One letter from a high school science teacher and one letter from a high school math teacher. It should be someone who is familiar with the student's potential for study at a technical university. These letters must be on school letterhead.

Additional Documents


Any documentation that will show that the student is adequately prepared for an Undergraduate degree program (e.g., participation in Science Fairs, Science Olympiads, and/or other relevant science/math or technical activities).

Mail Information and Documents to:

Academic Standards and Admission Committee
c/o Tony Ortiz, Director of Admission
Office of Admission
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

Appeal Deadlines

Spring Semester
Summer Semester
Fall Semester
December 1st
June 1st
July 1st



Detailed Information Regarding Admission

Refrence: New Mexico Tech's Course Catalog

Entering Freshmen: U.S. Citizen/U.S. Permanent Residents who have received or will receive a U.S. High School Diploma.

Home-Schooled Students: Entering Freshmen – U.S. Citizens/U.S. Permanent Residents.

Transfer Students: U.S. Citizens/U.S. Permanent Residents who have completed college work after high school graduation.

International Students: Entering Freshmen or Transfer Students who are not U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents.

Special Students:  Non-Degree — Seeking Undergraduate Students with course loads of 6 hours or less.

Please direct any questions or concerns about the content of the Office of Admission's website to admission@admin.nmt.edu