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New Mexico Military Institute

New Mexico


Phone Number:
1-800-421-5376 (toll free



9 - 12

Average SAT:
1 590

Acceptance Rate:
85 %

About New Mexico Military Institute

Founded in 1891, NMMI is the nation’s only state-supported, co-educational military program serving college preparatory boarding high school and junior college students. With a wide variety of programs from NJCAA Division 1 Athletics to ROTC/ Service Academy options, NMMI caters not only to athletic and educational interests, but to all branches of the military as well. Most notably, students who attend do not have to enlist and there is no military commitment at any time. With an average class size of 16-20 students, high school and college cadets are taught by qualified faculty that hold Master’s and PhD’s. NMMI graduates also prove successful in every field of endeavor whether they choose business, industry, public service, education or careers in the military. Here are some other quick facts about NMMI: • Located in Roswell, New Mexico, NMMI offers a rich history and tradition of educating tomorrow’s leaders through a program of academic excellence, leadership and development, and physical fitness under the motto “Duty, Honor, Achievement.” • Over 96% of NMMI high school graduates and over 88% of NMMI junior college graduates go on to four year colleges. • Academic counselors and teachers provide individual attention to each cadet • The student population at NMMI generally includes cadets from over 45 states and 33 countries. • 95% of NMMI students receive either federal or scholarship assistance. • Excellent facilities including: High/Low Ropes Course, Rappel Tower, Zip Line, Leadership Reaction Course and Paint Ball Course

New Mexico
101 W. College Blvd. Roswell, NM 88201
Phone Number
1-800-421-5376 (toll free
9 - 12
General Jerry Grizzle
School Type
Religious Affiliation
Campus Size
300 acres
953 students
International Students
100 %
Boarding School Students
100 %
PG Year
Average Class Size
16 students
Teacher Student Ratio
Faculty with advanced degree
95 %
Summer Program offered
Endowment Size
Boarding Students Tuition
Application Deadline
July 15, 2016
TOEFL Required
SAT Required
SAT Average
Admissions Email
Director of Admissions
LTC Kalith Smith
Acceptance Rate
85 %
Notable Alumni
Frank H.H. King: Doctor of Letters, Oxford University John “Red” Morgan: Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Peter Hurd: renowned Southwestern Artist Ambassador James Malone: Ambassador to the United Nations Sam Donaldson: ABC News Personality Chuck Roberts: Senior Anchor, CNN News LTG Gordon Sumner: Presidential Advisor Austin Cushman: CEO Sears Roebuck Steven McKnight: Genetics Researcher Victor Lownes: Producer, Monty Python’s Flying Circus Edward Joullian: oilman and President, Boy Scouts of America Norman Brinker: Restauranteur (Chili's, On the Border, Macaroni Grill) and former CEO Pillsbury Bill Daniels: Cable Television Pioneer Conrad Hilton: Founder of the Hilton Hotel Chain Anthony Principi: Former US Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Summer Programs

Name Dates Age of Students Cost Amount of Students Classes/Programs Offered
Summer Academic Pogram 7/5/2016 - 8/3/2016 14 - 17 3.250 50 English preparation for admitted international students
Sports Offered
Baseball , Basketball , Boxing , Cross Country , Football , Golf , Soccer , Tennis , Track and Field , Voleyball

Alumni List

Name College Occupation Year of Graduation
Roger Staubach US Naval Academy Professional Football player 0

Alumni List

Name College Occupation Year of Graduation
Owen Wilson Screen Writer, Actor, Academy Award Nominee 0
Will Brennen Actor, Director, Playwright 0
Paul Horgan Pulitzer Prize winner 0
Ira Harkey Pulitzer Prize winner 0
Tommy Thompson Pulitzer Prize winner 0

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